Gov. Chris Christie sends back medical marijuana bill
August 16th, 2013
04:18 PM ET
12 months ago

Gov. Chris Christie sends back medical marijuana bill

(CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday sent back a medical marijuana bill that could expand options for patients seeking the drug and make it easier for children to qualify for the program.

The governor signaled that he would sign the bill if the Legislature made two changes:

– That edible forms of marijuana would be available to qualified minors only, not for everyone;

– That both a pediatrician and a psychiatrist should sign off on a child's prescription

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