New Jersey Senate Committee Approves Bill To Lower Medical Cannabis Costs For Some Patients

The Senate Health Committee passed a medical cannabis-related bill (S3799) on Thursday to provide financial programs for children, seniors, and crime victims in need of medical cannabis treatment reported nj.com

The Garden has among the most expensive medical cannabis programs in the country with an ounce costing anywhere from $350 to $500 on average. This can be explained by the sluggish development of the state's medical program that minimized competition while the demand exploded, according to the outlet. 

In that health insurance does not cover the cost of medical cannabis because it is still illegal at the federal level, many patients in need cannot afford to pay for it on their own. 

 “The cost …

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