A New Jersey zoning board unanimously rejected a request from an authorized medical marijuana group to open a dispensary in a vacant storefront, ThirdAge.com reports. Compassionate Sciences Alternative Treatment Center, a nonprofit organization, is one of six groups authorized by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services to grow and distribute medical marijuana. Maple Shade Township Zoning Board members wanted a treatment center close to a hospital. Another location is being scouted. New Jersey has some of the strictest medical marijuana regulations in the country.

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