NJ Health Department Apologizes After Privacy Breach In Email To Medical Marijuana Patients

Some e-mail gaffes are worse than others. This is one of the more problematic ones. Levon Putney reports:

Some medical marijuana patients in New Jersey are upset that an email from the state health department included the email addresses of all recipients.

“I think it’s apparent to everybody including the Department of Health that this is a huge privacy issue,” Victor Pinho with the New Jersey Coalition for Medical Marijuana told WCBS 880?s Levon Putney.

The state emailed more than 480 registered medical marijuana patients to tell them not to call the state or the dispensary in Montclair to make an appointment, but the message did not hide the email addresses of the recipients.

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