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  1. Ron Strider

    Evidence Says Legal Marijuana Reduces Opioid Deaths, Chris Christie Won't Believe It

    He may soon be out as governor of New Jersey, but Chris Christie continues to have an impact on one of his favorite topics: the legalization of marijuana. He's not for it. He made that clear once again this month. As chairman of a committee appointed by President Donald Trump to make...
  2. Ron Strider

    NJ: 3 Things Change No Matter Who Succeeds Christie (Yes, Marijuana's On The List)

    Come January, things will change in the state of New Jersey no matter who the state taps to succeed Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, a Republican, will leave office after eight years. It'll be the first time in nearly three decades the state's residents have had that amount of time the same...
  3. Ron Strider

    NJ: After Not Wavering, Christie's Successor Likely To Decide Fate Of Marijuana

    New Jersey lawmakers' effort to legalize marijuana has failed to convince Gov. Chris Christie to get behind the change, meaning it will be on the state's next governor to decide the issue. Christie ridiculed a hearing last week in the Democrat-led Senate on new legislation making its way...
  4. Ron Strider

    NJ: Legal Marijuana: Christie Unconvinced; Successor May Decide

    New Jersey lawmakers' effort to legalize marijuana has failed to convince Gov. Chris Christie to get behind the change, meaning it will be on the state's next governor to decide the issue. Christie ridiculed a hearing last week in the Democrat-led Senate on new legislation making its way...
  5. Ron Strider

    Eastern Victorian Farmers Plan New Hemp Cooperative As Hemp Seeds Become Legal To Eat

    A hemp manufacturing company is establishing a farmer cooperative in eastern Victoria and plans to grow its first crop in September. This comes after Australian and New Zealand food ministers gave approval for hemp seeds to be consumed as a food source. The Australian Hemp Manufacturing...
  6. Ron Strider

    New Jersey Lawmakers Await Next Governor Before Moving To Legalize Marijuana

    Chris Christie, the deeply unpopular outgoing governor, is a vehement marijuana opponent but the political winds are shifting. Dismissing a recent lengthy and passionate argument by Gov. Chris Christie against legalized marijuana, New Jersey lawmakers plan to push ahead with a bill that would...
  7. Ron Strider

    Marijuana, Chris Christie's Longtime Nemesis, Continues To Be Way, Way More Popular

    61 percent of Americans approve of recreational marijuana legalization, while just 20 percent of New Jerseyans approve of Gov. Chris Christie. According to math, Chris Christie should probably not throw a loud and extended fit about the dangers of pot, and yet here he is, doing it. Why not, I...
  8. Ron Strider

    Christie Hammers Backers Of Legalizing Marijuana In N.J., Calls It "Beyond Stupidity"

    Gov. Chris Christie on Monday unleashed a diatribe against the increasing push to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, warning that it's "not time for us to be cool and say, 'Pot's O.K.'" "This is beyond stupidity," the Republican governor, who has long been opposed to legalizing...
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    NJ: Editorial - Expand Uses For Medical Marijuana

    On Wednesday advocates for expanding eligible conditions under New Jersey's medical marijuana program will have their first formal chance to make their case before a special panel created to consider such pleas. Loosening some of the reins on medical marijuana is long overdue, and we urge...
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    Wolf, Christie Earn Polar Opposite Grades On Marijuana 'Scorecard'

    When it comes to efforts toward legalizing marijuana, Gov. Tom Wolf scores pretty high, according to one nonprofit. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the other hand, not so much. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, an organization working toward legalizing the drug...
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    NJ: A Hug And Thanks To Christie For Approving Pot For PTSD

    The day after Gov. Christie signed a bill allowing vets to use marijuana for post-traumatic stress syndrome, he was greeted by cheers - and some boos - as he exited his black SUV and walked to the entrance of the Trenton Statehouse. In a video clip posted on Facebook last month, he was more...
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    NJ: A Hug And Thanks To Christie For Approving Pot For PTSD

    The day after Gov. Christie signed a bill allowing vets to use marijuana for post-traumatic stress syndrome, he was greeted by cheers - and some boos - as he exited his black SUV and walked to the entrance of the Trenton Statehouse. In a video clip posted on Facebook last month, he was more...
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    Wife Of Marijuana Activist Roger Christie Working To Prevent Her Own Prison Sentence

    Hilo - The wife of a well-known marijuana activist who spent more than four years in federal prison after his downtown Hilo marijuana ministry was raided is now making a last-ditch effort to prevent her own incarceration. Share Christie was sentenced in April 2014 to 27 months in prison as a...
  14. K

    NJ: Christie To Let PTSD Sufferers Get Medical Marijuana

    Trenton - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Wednesday that would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions that would qualify people for medical marijuana, a move actively sought by combat veterans. Christie said he supported the bill because an estimated 20...
  15. K

    NJ: Christie To Let PTSD Sufferers Get Medical Marijuana

    Trenton - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Wednesday that would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions that would qualify people for medical marijuana, a move actively sought by combat veterans. Christie said he supported the bill because an estimated 20...
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    Thousands Petition Christie For PTSD In New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program

    Nearly 18,000 people have signed a petition calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation that would include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for the state's medical marijuana program. The change.org petition, which seeks 25,000 signatures, comes...
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    Thousands Petition Christie For PTSD In New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program

    Nearly 18,000 people have signed a petition calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation that would include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for the state's medical marijuana program. The change.org petition, which seeks 25,000 signatures, comes...
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    Does Trump Disagree With Christie On Marijuana?

    Trenton - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he would not use federal laws to eliminate legalized marijuana in states like Colorado. That puts him at odds with the stance peddled by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, considered to be Trump's possible pick for U.S. attorney...
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    Medical Marijuana Scarce And Costly As Christie Fights Broader Access

    New Jersey, where property, corporate and income taxes are among the highest in the U.S., now can also claim the nation's most expensive medical marijuana. Governor Chris Christie, who has railed against the state's cost of living, says pricey pot is fine with him. The second-term Republican...