Papers clarify: A different woman was smoking joint on our front pages

The Herald News and The Record of New Jersey both clarified that a different woman than the one quoted in a story was smoking joint in a front page photo:

A photo on Page A-1 on Monday showed a woman smoking marijuana to help alleviate her symptoms from multiple sclerosis. She is not Irvina Booker, one of the patients quoted in the story. She is a woman who asked not to be identified.

  • Craig Silverman

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