Beware of medical marijuana scams

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While many feel that it is too expensive and difficult to obtain, there is a massive market for medical marijuana in New Jersey. And when there is a market for something, scammers will try to take advantage.

One Tennessee homeowner with chronic pain received a postcard offering her to be a part of a medical marijuana plan. She agreed and gave over her bank account information, just to realize it was all a scam and her account was emptied. Who’s to say this can’t happen in Jersey too?

Read this Bamboozled column on NJ.com to learn more about other medical marijuana-related scams and how you can avoid them.