2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - FOOD AND DRUGS
Section 24:6I-6 - Applicability of N.J.S.2C:35-18.

NJ Rev Stat § 24:6I-6 (2014) What's This?

24:6I-6 Applicability of N.J.S.2C:35-18.

6. a. The provisions of N.J.S.2C:35-18 shall apply to any qualifying patient, primary caregiver, alternative treatment center, physician, or any other person acting in accordance with the provisions of this act.

b.A qualifying patient, primary caregiver, alternative treatment center, physician, or any other person acting in accordance with the provisions of this act shall not be subject to any civil or administrative penalty, or denied any right or privilege, including, but not limited to, civil penalty or disciplinary action by a professional licensing board, related to the medical use of marijuana as authorized under this act.

c.Possession of, or application for, a registry identification card shall not alone constitute probable cause to search the person or the property of the person possessing or applying for the registry identification card, or otherwise subject the person or his property to inspection by any governmental agency.

d.The provisions of section 2 of P.L.1939, c.248 (C.26:2-82), relating to destruction of marijuana determined to exist by the department, shall not apply if a qualifying patient or primary caregiver has in his possession a registry identification card and no more than the maximum amount of usable marijuana that may be obtained in accordance with section 10 of this act.

e.No person shall be subject to arrest or prosecution for constructive possession, conspiracy or any other offense for simply being in the presence or vicinity of the medical use of marijuana as authorized under this act.

f.No custodial parent, guardian, or person who has legal custody of a qualifying patient who is a minor shall be subject to arrest or prosecution for constructive possession, conspiracy or any other offense for assisting the minor in the medical use of marijuana as authorized under this act.

L.2009, c.307, s.6.


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