Brownies and Lozenges: NJ Issues Guidelines for Edible Medical Marijuana Products

New manufacturing rules will affect state’s 4,098 registered patients, including Montclair residents.


Are you a registered medical marijuana patient in Montclair?

Good news… you may soon be able to get lozenges, brownies and other edible forms of cannabis directly from your local dispensary.

On March 10, more than five years after lawmakers approved medical marijuana in New Jersey, the state Department of Health issued guidelines for the production of edible medical cannabis products.

These new rules may change the way the state’s 4,098 registered patients ingest their medication.

On March 10, the DOH issued a 12-page booklet explaining the new regulations to the state’s three operational Alternative Treatment Centers, which are located in Montclair, Woodbridge and Egg Harbor Township.

According to the guidelines, dispensaries can begin the production and distribution of edibles as soon as they demonstrate that they can follow proper manufacturing standards to DOH officials.

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