New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program saw its patient count nearly double last year, breaking the 10,000 mark for the first time, according to an annual report released by the New Jersey Department of Health. The jump in patients should be welcome news for New Jersey’s five operating medical marijuana dispensaries, which will likely see an increase in demand. Last year, the dispensaries sold a total of 2,694 pounds of cannabis. New Jersey’s program registered 5,060 new medical marijuana patients in 2016, although 303 of them died and 22 aren’t active, meaning the state added 4,735 new active patients ... New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs