TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A proposal easing restriction on child patients' access to medical marijuana goes to a state Senate vote today. The measure is a response to the case of a Scotch Plains girl with severe epilepsy whose parents hadn't been able to find a psychiatrist to sign a consent form.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers reportedly is poised to name outgoing Syracuse chancellor Nancy Cantor as the new chancellor of its Newark campus. The (Newark) Star-Ledger reports Cantor will be named to the $385,000-a-year position today. She stepped down amid criticism over her handling of a molestation investigation involving coach Bernie Fine.
NORTH HALEDON, N.H. (AP) - North Haledon's mayor and police chief have been exonerated for using town generators in the days after Superstorm Sandy hit the state. A special committee found there was no intent by the men to use their positions to get generator access. The panel's chair tells The Record newspaper they were trying to care for themselves so they could care for the public.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The state Assembly today could vote on a proposal providing new protections for some domestic violence victims. The measure would set up a 4-year pilot program in Ocean County to electronically monitor some people accused of violating domestic violence orders.
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