NJ’s Medical Marijuana Program Gives Patients Least Bang for Their Buck

August 7, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Playing by the rules of New Jersey’s struggling medical marijuana program has gotten a 64-year-old woman nothing but $500 in doctor bills and a $200 identification card she has yet to use. New Jersey’s only licensed dispensary told her in the spring that they have been swamped and have not gotten to her name on […]

1 in 25 Americans Were Arrested in 2011

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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in 2011 there were 3991.1 arrests for every 100,000 people living in America. When you do the math, it comes out to approximately 1 in 25 Americans being arrested in a single year. Additionally, the FBI reported that the arrest rate for violent crime was only 172 […]

NJ Supreme Court to Hear Major Gun Rights Case

August 6, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The Supreme Court of New Jersey—for the first time in nearly half a century—will be hearing a case that has the potential to reshape gun rights as we know them. The law under scrutiny was first passed in 1924 and it requires people to show a “justifiable need” in order to be issued a permit […]

Federal Law Requires Healthier Snacks in Schools

July 8, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Say goodbye to school vending machines filled with cheese doodles, potato chips, cookies, and candy. Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture launched its new “Smart Snacks in School” campaign. These nutrition standards represent the first nutritional overhaul of school snacks in over 30 years. According to the new rules, school foods must contain at […]

Caught With Fireworks in New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 21:3-2)

July 5, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

As you gear up for your Fourth of July barbeque or family get-together, it is worth remembering that possessing fireworks or firecrackers in New Jersey is illegal and can be quite dangerous. There are many types of fireworks people use: aerial repeaters (“cakes”), “artillery shells”, “festival balls”, aerial display tubes, firecrackers, fountains, ground spinners, mines, […]

New DNA Tagging Technology Helps Catch Criminals

July 1, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

For years DNA tagging has been used by law enforcement on objects found at crime scenes throughout the United States and United Kingdom. However, it is now being used on actual people.  In Stony Brook, New York, Applied DNA Sciences developed technology that has been called “DNA Fog.” The device fills a room with smoke in […]

Federal Law Requires Healthier Snacks in Schools

June 28, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Say goodbye to school vending machines filled with cheese doodles, potato chips, cookies, and candy. Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture launched its new “Smart Snacks in School” campaign. These nutrition standards represent the first nutritional overhaul of school snacks in over 30 years. According to the new rules, school foods must contain at least […]