Tag: Assembly Bill 457

Petition Calling on New Jersey Governor to Sign Medical Cannabis PTSD Bill Gets 11,000 Signatures in 5 Days

A petition calling on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign Assembly Bill 457 into law has received over 11,000 signatures in just five days. Assembly Bill 457 would allow those with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to legally purchase, possess and use cannabis to help treat their ailment. The proposal was given approval by …

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Petition: Tell Chris Christie to Sign Bill Adding PTSD as Medical Cannabis Condition

On August 1st New Jersey’s full legislature¬†gave approval to Assembly Bill 457¬†which would add post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying medical cannabis condition. The vote in the Senate was 29 to 9; the vote in the Assembly was 56 to 13. Now, the measure sits on the desk of Governor Chris Christie, who …

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New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Add PTSD as Qualifying Medical Cannabis Condition

New Jersey’s full Assembly has voted 55 to 14 to pass legislation that would add post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying medical cannabis condition. Assembly Bill 457 now heads towards a vote in the Senate, where its passage will send it to Governor Chris Christie for consideration. If passed into law, AB 457 …

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New Jersey Committee Votes Unanimously to Add PTSD as Qualifying Medical Cannabis Condition

Legislation that would add post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying medical cannabis condition has been passed unanimously by New Jersey’s Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee. Assembly Bill 457 would allow those with PTSD to become legal medical cannabis patients, given they receive a recommendation from a physician and register with the state (as with …

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