Compassion in New Jersey

It was a rare piece of good news for those suffering from such diseases as cancer, AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease and muscular dystrophy. The New Jersey Legislature on Monday legalized medically prescribed marijuana, and Gov. Jon Corzine has promised to sign the bill before leaving office next week.
As one woman suffering from multiple sclerosis cheered after the vote, “I’m in heaven. It means I am no longer a criminal in the State of New Jersey.”

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