The Court stated that the medical benefits of marijuana weren’t recognized in 1971 when New Jersey first adopted the federal government’s classification of the drug. More recent scientific research suggests that marijuana has “potential therapeutic value” for pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation, among other medicinal benefits.
Notice of the Division’s public conferences was published today in the New Jersey Register.
Four conferences will be held – two in Newark on Thursday April 19, and two in Trenton on Monday, April 24. The sessions will run from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. each day.
A court reporter will be present to record the proceedings.
Requests to speak, indicating which conference the individual wishes to attend, should be submitted in writing to Maryann Sheehan, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Consumer Affairs, PO Box 45027, Newark, NJ 07101 or electronically at: www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Proposals/Pages/default.aspx no later than April 12, 2018.