The New Jersey medical cannabis program 1. The New Jersey medical cannabis program was approved on January 11, 2010 and signed into law on January 18, 2010. 2. The law allows qualified people to use and possess certain amounts of cannabis from prosecution, punishment, arrest, and other criminal penalties. 3. Sick people who may need medical cannabis treatment are required to see licensed physician to get a note of recommendation needed to apply for a medical cannabis id card.  4. The ...