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ACR 151 - Concerning Legislative Review of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program - Key Vote

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Jason O'Donnell voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (22-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Concerning Legislative Review of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution calling for a review of proposed rules to implement the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act."

Highlights:
-Specifies that the legislature may review any rule or regulation adopted or proposed by an administrative agency. -Determines that the draft proposed rules to implement the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act" found on the website of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services are not consistent with the language of the Act and would undermine the intent of the Legislature. -Provides the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services with 30 days to amend or withdraw the proposed rules and regulations or the Legislature may exercise its authority granted under the Constitution and invalidate the proposed rules and regulations in whole or in part. -Specifies that the draft proposed rules would "unncessarily delay" the consideration of additional conditions for which medical marijuana may be used. -Specifies that the draft proposed rules undermine the Legislature's intent to provide a viable medical marijuana program by introducing an "arbitrary maximum limit" on permissible levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that can be found in medical marijuana.
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (48-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Concerning Legislative Review of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution calling for a review of proposed rules to implement the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act."

Highlights:
-Specifies that the legislature may review any rule or regulation adopted or proposed by an administrative agency. -Determines that the draft proposed rules to implement the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act" found on the website of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services are not consistent with the language of the Act and would undermine the intent of the Legislature. -Provides the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services with 30 days to amend or withdraw the proposed rules and regulations or the Legislature may exercise its authority granted under the Constitution and invalidate the proposed rules and regulations in whole or in part. -Specifies that the draft proposed rules would "unncessarily delay" the consideration of additional conditions for which medical marijuana may be used. -Specifies that the draft proposed rules undermine the Legislature's intent to provide a viable medical marijuana program by introducing an "arbitrary maximum limit" on permissible levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that can be found in medical marijuana.
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Concerning Legislative Review of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program

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