By Tom Angell
New Jersey’s newly inaugurated governor is directing officials to study the state’s limited medical marijuana program with a “focus on expanding patient access.”
Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, stressed in a remarks on Tuesday that his administration’s approach to medical cannabis would be very different than that of his predecessor, Republican Chris Christie.
“Roadblocks put in place by the past administration means the law’s spirit has been stifled,” the new governor said before signing an executive order mandating that the state Department of Health and Board of Medical Examiners conduct a review of the program over the next 60 days.
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