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Old 01-11-2010, 03:44 PM
 
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The measure was to be voted on by the State Senate later in the afternoon, the final day of the legislative session. If passed, it would allow patients diagnosed with severe illnesses like cancer, AIDS, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis to have access to marijuana distributed through state-monitored dispensaries
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Opponents of the New Jersey bill often use California’s experience as a cautionary tale, saying that medical marijuana is so loosely regulated there that the state has essentially decriminalized the drug. Under California law, residents can legally obtain marijuana to treat a list of maladies as common, and undefined, as anxiety or chronic pain.

New Jersey Assembly Approves Medical Marijuana - NYTimes.com
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Old 01-11-2010, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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The measure was to be voted on by the State Senate later in the afternoon, the final day of the legislative session. If passed, it would allow patients diagnosed with severe illnesses like cancer, AIDS, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis to have access to marijuana distributed through state-monitored dispensaries
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Opponents of the New Jersey bill often use California’s experience as a cautionary tale, saying that medical marijuana is so loosely regulated there that the state has essentially decriminalized the drug. Under California law, residents can legally obtain marijuana to treat a list of maladies as common, and undefined, as anxiety or chronic pain.

New Jersey Assembly Approves Medical Marijuana - NYTimes.com
This is the case in Colorado as well.
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Old 01-11-2010, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Imaginary Figment
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Just decriminalize it, tax it and get it over with.
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