N.J. towns face tight deadline on banning weed, tell commission they need more details

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Cities and towns in New Jersey will soon have to decide if they will ban businesses that grow, process and sell marijuana, even though there is still much that remains unknown about how the state’s powerful cannabis commission will regulate the new industry.

But Dr. Mikhail Kogan, a member of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation and professor of medicine at George Washington University, said trying to control dosing and potency is less effective for safety than putting a focus on labeling and childproof packaging, as well as educating the public on how to properly dose. If the state limits what people can buy, they may buy more or turn to the illegal, unregulated market, he said.

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