Burlco Man Sues Jersey Officials Over Medical Marijuana Delays

A Burlington County man has filed suit against officials in New Jersey, claiming that they’ve deliberately dragged their feet on the issue of medical marijuana. Since the law was enacted two years ago, multiple towns have rejected proposals for medical marijuana facilities, so Richard Caporusso—who is in his 30s and suffers from debilitating health ailments—named the state Department of Health and Senior Services, agency commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd, and program director John H. O’Brien Jr. in his lawsuit. [Inquirer]