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Medical Marijuana

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New Jersey Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, chief sponsor of the medical cannabis legislation currently before the state Senate, discusses Governor Chris Christie's revisions to the law that would mandate stricter regulation of medical marijuana.

Guests:

Reed Gusciora

Comments [9]

Laurie from NJ

This is the ONLY thing I agree with Gov. Christie about. If I had cancer or AIDS or any serious disease, I would be foolish to use an unregulated drug of unknown source and untested potency. Cannabis may have medical uses but only if produced, tested, controlled and distributed by a tightly regulated government system. That is also the only way to prevent organized crime, whether Mexican or local, from getting into and dominating the business. Wake up, potheads, and think about it.

Dec. 16 2010 01:26 PM
bernie from bklyn

hey assemblyman- thanks, i didn't know christie was a mets fan...now it all makes sense!! of course he's a fat, irrational, out of touch blowhard, he's a mets fan!
i'm gonna enjoy doing bonghits watching the phillies destroy the mets this season. last place is my prediction. yes, the nationals are better this year, mark my words.

Dec. 15 2010 11:43 AM
Edward from NJ

10 percent is not low. It's only recently that marijuana purchased illegally reached 10% potency.

http://articles.cnn.com/2009-05-14/health/marijuana.potency_1_average-thc-potent-marijuana-marijuana-users?_s=PM:HEALTH

Dec. 15 2010 11:38 AM
Bill

The stronger the marijuana the fewer carcinogens you'll take in. Why isn't that obvious? People who think otherwise seem to be working analogously from alcohol, which one can actually OD on.

It's hard to believe the assemblyman isn't being disingenuous here.

Dec. 15 2010 11:37 AM
martin from New York

If people are already sick, does smoking a pack of joints a day make sense? I would advocate that potency should be as high as possible for health reasons.

Dec. 15 2010 11:35 AM
bernie from bklyn

this governor really is such an out of touch idiot. ok, reduce the potency of medical marijuana, good job. why wouldn't all of these people then just go and buy a proper bag of weed like we all do?
it's not like it's hard to get. we can all get home deliveries too.

Dec. 15 2010 11:33 AM
rlewis from bowery

we don't need a Tea Party, we need a Pot Party - keep your government hands off my weed. They'll screw it up just like they do everything else.

Dec. 15 2010 11:32 AM
Eric from COlorado

10% = barely anything.

Dec. 15 2010 11:32 AM
bernie from bklyn

christie is such a fat, blowhard. he really is....but i have an idea for him-
legalize and tax marijuana sales and use that money to build the tunnel to nyc.
what do you think about that brian?

Dec. 15 2010 10:20 AM

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