New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he plans to lift a suspension on implementing the state’s medical-marijuana program.
Christie, a first-term Republican and former U.S. prosecutor, told reporters he doesn’t believe federal law- enforcement officials will go after dispensaries of medical marijuana or state workers who help to implement the program.
“I believe that the need to provide compassionate pain relief to these citizens of our state outweighs the risk we are taking in moving forward with the program,” Christie said today in Trenton…
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EDITOR: Academics conceive, political activists sell to the public, and then, when the overwhelming public will is apparent, politicians leap to the head of the parade. Christie endorsement of medical marijuana and assurance that the federal government will not opposed dispensaries provides the cover for the Obama administration to ‘accelerate’ their program of ‘benign neglect.’