Friday, March 22, 2013
As the sole dispensary in the state, the owners of Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair said they can't keep up with demand.
Friday, March 22
Burdened with supplying medical marijuana to patients throughout the state, the only dispensary in the state located in Montclair will limit new patients to those living in north New Jersey, NJ.com is reporting. The owners of Greenleaf Compassion Center said this week that they are unable to grow enough marijuana for the number of state registered patients — more than 750, according to the article. The center will limit new customers to Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Morris, Sussex and Warren counties. The other treatment centers have yet to open their doors as they wait for permits from the state. Located at 395 Bloomfield Ave., Greenleaf Compassion center opened on Dec. 6, and has since seen approximately 120 patients, according to …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Greenleaf Compassion Center opened Thursday and met with more than 20 patients.
Marijuana has arrived in Montclair. Greenleaf Compassion Center, located at 395 Bloomfield Ave., opened today and became the first medical marijuana dispensary in New Jersey. “We are excited,” said Joseph Stevens, board member and one of the chief financial officers, about finally opening up the dispensary. “For the patients of New Jersey, they finally are able to procure their medication in a safe environment.” The dispensary had scheduled about 20 patient appointments this morning who came from throughout the state, said Stevens. There are more than 370 patients eligible to participate in the medical marijuana program in New Jersey, with many more in the application process. The nondescript dispensary is located in the heart of …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
State grants first permit to grow marijuana.
State officials Monday released a list of more than 100 physicians, including three in Teaneck, authorized to recommend medical marijuana to patients. Also Monday the state Department of Health and Senior Services approved a permit for Montclair-based Greenleaf Compassion Center to start growing marijuana, a move that could make the drug legally available to patients in three to four months. A second permit is needed before the facility can start selling the pot. “The Department is committed to ensuring that medicinal marijuana is safely and securely available to patients as quickly as possible,” Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd said in a statement. In the registration process, physicians with verified credentials …