Liability for Medical Clinics in New Jersey Who Prohibit Medical Cannabis Use on Site – Not So Fast

Under federal law, marijuana is a Schedule I controlled substance.[1]The Controlled Substances Act (CSA), placed marijuana in is most restrictive category, Schedule I.  It further defined marijuana as a drug with a high potential for abuse, no currently accepted medical use for treatment, and lacking acceptable safety uses even under medical supervision. 21 U.S.C. Section 812(b)(1). In 2010, New Jersey enacted the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act which decriminalized the possession of a certain amount of marijuana for medical use by qualifying patients.…
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