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They have the office space they even have the property where they'll grow the medical marijuana.
But even though this center is being given the go ahead to start -- there hasn't it.
Our concerns are the newest -- the ways that went on in the past.
Joseph Stevens spoke with us at this Montclair storefront which he's been renting since August the Greenleaf compassionate senate will be one of six places where medical marijuana patients here in New Jersey can get the -- but it's been empty for months.
State told us.
To be ready up and running by January and we're now and April almost the end of April and.
Julio -- runs the nonprofit with Stevens they're frustrated because they say while the state finally gave them the permit to start growing the marijuana at an undisclosed location there's no patient registry so they don't know how much to -- We can -- -- in store it.
But we don't want talking about medication on hand for security reasons and we want to grow based on the number of patients are so.
We don't have and supply I was she's she's just stop complaining we're making progress.
Governor Chris Christie didn't mince words when told about -- concerns the law was passed before Christie took office since then he's implemented regulations to make it the strictest in the nation.
I do not want this to become.
In in -- cottage industry for unscrupulous doctors who write prescriptions no matter what.
And for folks.
Who might run these facilities who care more about profits -- -- care about compassionate care.
The senator estimates they'll help about 700.
Medical marijuana patients over the next three years they're hoping they can start in the next few months.
In Montclair Kristi Percy -- Fox 5 News.
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