An audit of New Jersey’s limited medical marijuana program will recommend that Gov. Phil Murphy launch a massive expansion of the program, NJ Advance Media has learned.
The suggested changes would loosen the program’s requirements and add medical marijuana shops across the state, according to people with direct knowledge of the Department of Health report who weren’t authorized to speak publicly.
Those recommendations — to be unveiled Tuesday — align closely with Murphy’s main priority of overhauling medical marijuana in New Jersey: expanded access for patients. Murphy ordered a 60-day review of the state’s program in January after describing it as “constrained.”