Introduction

Study Goal and Description:
This anonymous research study is aimed at gathering opinions about cannabis in New Jersey, specifically about 1) the legalization of adult-use cannabis in New Jersey, 2) social and restorative justice and 3) medical cannabis and veterans access. 

This survey is intended to gather opinions about legalization, whether for or against. Your anon responses are informing a class of students examining the publics opinion on key topics. Thank you for your participation. 

Survey Time: 10-12 minutes
Survey respondents: Goal 500 NJ residents
Data Collection: September 30 - November 3, 2020

Informed Consent Form
Thank you for your interest in participating in the New Jersey Cannabis and Social Justice Research Study led by Rider University and the Cannabis Center of Excellence, INC. 

You are being asked to participate in a voluntary anonymous research study of which you can withdraw at any time.  This survey is intended to be taken by anyone over the age of 18 years old. The survey will ask questions related to your opinions about cannabis legalization in New Jersey, social justice, and medical cannabis. 

This form provides you with information about the study.  Your participation is entirely voluntary.  You can refuse to participate without penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.  You can stop your participation at any time.  You may skip any questions that you are not comfortable answering.  To discontinue participation you should close your internet browser window. Please print this consent form for your records.

 If you have questions about this study please email strocchio@rider.edu


Risks of being in the study:
Some questions are sensitive in nature, including asking about your personal experiences with, and opinions of,  cannabis. You can stop the survey at any time if you do not want to answer any question. 


Benefits of being in the study:
Your participation helps to build the body of knowledge regarding the public’s support for or against cannabis legalization in New Jersey. 

This study is approved by the Rider University Institutional Review Board (IRB). 

Question Title

* 1. Do you agree to enroll in the 'Cannabis Legalization & Social Justice in New Jersey' study?

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