According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of New Jersey who used marijuana in the past year is 613,000. Of the 613,000, 101,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 233,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 279,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 110,000. 13,000 were ages 12 to 17, 35,000 were 18-25 and 61,000 were age 26 or older.
New Jersey is opening up a second medical marijuana dispensary which should be ready to open in September of 2013. It will serve 1,000 patients that have already registered that are terminally ill or have chronic severe pain. The Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair was the only dispensary in New Jersey which got to be overwhelming from demands all across the state. When it opens physicians will determine how much a patient will need and give written instructions to be presented to an alternative treatment center. They will only get up to two ounces for a 30 day period and patients will be protected from arrest, prosecution, property forfeiture and other criminal penalties.
There are several types of marijuana rehab and treatment centers in New Jersey that use a 12 step program which is used in any Anonymous group and don't provide positive results for most. If treatment has not worked for you, then there are non-treatment programs available that will show you how people can change their life at any age into the right direction.
Over the last two decades people have called us with Marijuana problems wondering if their addiction to Marijuana was in fact a disease. The truth is that it is not. People from New Jersey as well as many other states overcome Marijuana problems every day without treatment and endless meetings.
If you want to live a life free from Marijuana addiction please call St Jude's. We have helped many people from New Jersey find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.