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Opioid Crisis: Trump Prescribes Heavy Dose of ‘Alternative Facts’

His commission ignored evidence, rejected cannabis, stiffed the budget, and dumped the problem on Kellyanne Conway. Aside from that: Best response ever!

‘Why Couldn’t the Police See What It Was?’ The Week in Cannabis Quotes

In this super-sized post-Thanksgiving roundup, read reactions to Jeff Sessions’ ongoing attack on legal cannabis, Anthony Bourdain educating the masses on proper joint rolling, and more.

NJ Court: Medical Cannabis Benefits ‘Abundant and Glaringly Apparent’

The court has ordered the state to reevaluate marijuana’s classification because cannabis is now legally used to treat a variety of ailments.

If New Jersey Legalizes, Do I Have to Move Back Home?

If Phil Murphy wins on Nov. 7, me and Bon Jovi and the Boss could be buying legal Asbury Park Afgooey.

Trump Commission Calls for ‘State of Emergency’ Over Opioids

The group, led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, did not mention cannabis in its report.

New Report Shows New Jersey’s Cannabis Laws Failing Its People

An ACLU investigation finds that New Jersey police make an arrest for cannabis possession every 22 minutes.

New Jersey’s Primary Was a Huge Win for Legalization. Here’s Why

The Democratic nominee, Phil Murphy, is all-in on adult use legalization. Even the Republican is for decrim.

New Jersey Pols Ready to End Prohibition When Christie Exits

State Sen. Nick Scutari introduced an adult-use legalization bill this morning, with an eye on Jan. 2018.

Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race

New Jersey's Legislature plans to move forward with legislation, and lawmakers hope Gov. Chris Christie's successor will sign it.

Did Chris Christie Just Interview for a Job With Trump?

His Valentine's Day lunch at the White House may have been more than just lunch.

State of the Leaf: Will Anti-Cannabis Chris Christie OK Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

Illinois expands qualifying conditions and hits new sales record, New Mexico still fumbling with patient delays, and and a Japanese MMJ advocate dies while awaiting trial.

New Jersey Gov. Christie to Decide PTSD Medical Marijuana Bill

Republican Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether New Jersey residents with PTSD can be treated with medical marijuana after lawmakers approved a measure Monday.

Prepping for the Post-Christie Era: New Jersey Leaders Play the Long Game on Legalization

With Governor Chris Christie's approval ratings lower than ever, can his future successor finally bring cannabis reform to New Jersey and revitalize Atlantic City?

‘NJWeedman’ is No Joke. He’s New Jersey’s Cannabis Pioneer.

As a longtime medical marijuana advocate and cannabis chronicler, I can tell you he’s no stranger to those of us here in the Garden State. Allow me to fill you in.

Taking the Bat to New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Program

Gov. Chris Christie remains hostile to New Jersey's medical cannabis program, regardless of how the state's health department tries to spin it.

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