Like Chicken Soup, It Just Can’t Hurt
Finally, one New Jersey town has given zoning board approval for a State licensed Medicinal Marijuana dispensary to open. Montclair becomes the first. But before sufferers from the nine officially designated diseases qualifying the afflicted for marijuans to ease their pain, the State is still trying to stall the program to death. Or so it seems.
The Department of Health and Senior Services has not yet issued the final approvals to the six dispensaries licensed way back in March. “The timetable for each alternate Treatment Center has many variables.” says a Department spokesperson. “Implementing a program to grow and dispense a controlled dangerous substance is complex with unique challanges.” Translation? “We’re gonna throw up every roadblock we can dream up and maybe it’ll all go away.”