NJ medical marijuana

Asked over 1 year ago - Neptune, NJ

How is marijuana a schedule 1 drug( no medicinal use) yet the state allows some people to use it for medicinal purposes?

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  1. Mark M Cheser

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . NJ criminal possession has always been "without a valid prescription". Not much has changed except where you can get the MJ and when and why you can have it.

  2. Adam Lefkowitz

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . My understanding of the present state of the law is that the NJ State Legislature has approved medical marijuana subject to the implementation by the Governor's office of a system for marijuana plant growth and product distribution. As this distribution system is not yet established, it is impossible in NJ to obtain medical marijuana; and therefore possession of marijuana for any purpose remains a crime. I could be wrong, but that is my understanding of the present state of affairs.

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  3. Jeffrey Eric Grabelle

    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . I agree with Mr. Cheser.

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