More medical marijuana dispensaries on the way

Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget doubles funding for the program to $1.6 million.

Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget doubles funding for the program to $1.6 million. (4/18/13)

TRENTON - New Jersey may soon open up more medical marijuana dispensaries.

Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget doubles funding for the program to $1.6 million.

The extra money would be used to build and maintain treatment centers, as well as cover the costs for inspections, testing protocols and store monitoring.

The state has one fully operational dispensary in Montclair, with four more on the way.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Students get crash course on disaster preparedness
The Majestic Lanes bowling alley was damaged when 2 Driver crashes into Woodbridge bowling alley
VIDEO: Interview on extremely flat TV 3 VIDEO: Interview on extremely flat TV
Preston Taylor admits his involvement in the disappearance 4 Childhood friend admits helping to dispose of missing woman’s body
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE