UPDATE 2/23/2009: Passed by the Senate!!! 22 - 16

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! From our friends at the Drug Policy Alliance:

Critically ill New Jerseyans, many battling life-threatening conditions, are enduring unnecessary pain and anguish because, in our state, many people cannot safely access their medicine.

Take action now.

A little over a month ago, you helped bring New Jersey one step closer to becoming the 14th state to allow access to medical marijuana. Because of you, members of the Senate Health Committee supported our medical marijuana bill.

The entire Senate will vote on Monday for the first time on this legislation. With your voice telling senators that you are concerned about reducing suffering in New Jersey, we can build on this momentum.

You have the chance to transform the lives of sick patients by telling members of the New Jersey State Senate that you support New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.

The time is now. Together, we can make certain that, with their doctor's recommendation, seriously ill patients have safe access to medical marijuana, but only if you act now.

Sincerely,

Roseanne Scotti
Director
Drug Policy Alliance New Jersey

P.S. Follow this link to learn more details about the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.

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