Christie’s Budget to Double Medical Marijuana Funding
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Christie’s Budget to Double Medical Marijuana Funding

BY CHRISTOPHER ESSNER In a much-needed move, Governor Christie’s office announced the state is doubling its funding of medical marijuana in his recent budget proposal. Today there is only one medical marijuana dispensary operational in the entire state, located in Montclair. As the only current dispensary, the Montclair office has experienced major delays. Many of … Continue reading

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TV-Less Homes: Are We Witnessing A New Age in Television?

BY CHRISTOPHER ESSNER Could the days of broadcast television be coming to an end? Maybe so if startup company Aereo is deemed legal by courts. Aereo is an internet startup company backed by IAC, which connects its subscribers to content broadcast over the airwaves through their internet connection for just $12 a month. The company … Continue reading

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What’s Your VICE? HBO’s New Series Tackles Tough Issues

BY CHRISTOPHER ESSNER Ever wish you could understand the thought process of Taliban members? What about experiencing the election cycle in the Philippines—one of the most dangerous places in the world? VICE, HBO’s new program based on the magazine of the same name, looks to take viewers to places traditional media outlets avoid or ignore. … Continue reading