Diane Calello, executive medical director of New Jersey Poison Control Center, based at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is available to discuss the passage of the Marijuana Legalization Amendment in New Jersey.

“We will now face the challenge of creating the future for cannabis in New Jersey,” Calello says. “From a public health standpoint, safety must be the highest priority for this to succeed. Responsible packaging, commerce and surveillance can prevent unintended consequences. A detail-oriented approach is essential – let’s get it right the first time around.”