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BELOW ARE VIDEOS & ARTICLES RELATED TO JAKE. ALSO, A BEAUTIFUL TRIBUTE TO JAKE'S LIFE. 

Jake's life has been inspirational to many people, and all the good that has come out of Jake's story is inspirational to us. We thank everyone who made an impact on Jake's life, and helped him get through every day. We also thank those who want to learn more about The Tank. We hope these videos and links will help keep Jake's legacy alive and strong. Many more to come.

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  • Governor Murphy Signs the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act

    Posted July 2, 2019

    Governor Phil Murphy signs the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act to expand access to medical marijuana for patients in need on July 2, 2019, in Freehold.

  • Governor Phil Murphy signs New Jersey's medical marijuana bill, named in memory of Jake Honig, a 7-year-old Howell boy who died of brain cancer last year.

    Video By Brian Johnston | Posted July 2, 2019

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  • This 7-year-old inspired a medical marijuana expansion in New Jersey

    Video By Nj.com | Posted July 2, 2019

    Meet the Howell boy who inspired a major overhaul to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program. http://nj-ne.ws/R3ALwPk

  • It will be easier to get medical marijuana in N.J. under bill that got key approval today

    By Susan K. Livio | Posted November 26, 2018 | Updated January 29, 2019

    New Jersey's medical marijuana program would get a sweeping overhaul to make it far easier for patients to qualify and obtain cannabis under a bill that cleared three state legislative committees on Monday.

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    Community Celebrates “Angelversary” Of Jake Honig

    By Kimberly Bosco | Posted January 25, 2019

    On Jan. 21, family and friends celebrated the one year “Angelversary” for Jake “The Tank” Honig with a fundraiser at Woody’s restaurant in Howell. Jake Honig passed away at just 7 years old on Jan. 21, 2018, after a five-year battle with brain cancer. Diagnosed at the young age of 2, Jake fought hard to overcome his illness, earning the nickname “the Tank.”

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    Parents of 7 year old Howell boy with cancer ask for one thing

    By Liz Jeressi | Posted January 18, 2018

    Even the best doctors say they can no longer help Jake Honig. Now his family is asking you to please write to the governor before it's too late. This precious child, who the local police and community have dubbed "Jake the Tank", is  7 years old and has put up quite a fight against the brain cancer he was diagnosed with back when he was 2 years old.

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    #BELIKEJAKE (How One Brave Boy Could Change the Law)

    By Deanna Morgado | Posted March 1, 2018

    On January 21 2018, Jake Honig passed away peacefully in his bed at the age of seven. His life and his legacy further exposed his home state of New Jersey to the miraculous medical potential of cannabis, And his death forever changed the laws, and the public perception of cannabis.

  • Police Department Welcomes 7-Year-Old With Brain Cancer to Become Honorary Police Officer

    By Margo Gothelf | Posted June 8, 2017

    Meet Jake Honig, the newest member of the Howell Township Police Department in New Jersey. Honig is a major fan of the police department and has been living with brain cancer since he was 2 years old. As a treat for the young boy, the Howell Township Police Department made the 7-year-old an honorary police officer for the day.

  • Boy, 7, who died of rare cancer this week inspires New Jersey Governor to sign an executive order allowing broader marijuana access

    By Kayla Brantley| Posted January 28, 2018

    A seven-year-old boy who died from rare bone cancer this week has inspired the governor of New Jersey to sign an executive order for broader medical marijuana access.

  • New Jersey State Health Commissioner Urges Doctors to Embrace Cannabis

    By Kayla Brantley| Posted January 28, 2018

    A couple months after New Jersey expanded its medical marijuana program, State Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal is encouraging doctors to recommend it to their patients. At an event at the Rutgers University Medical School, Dr. Elnahal lauded the benefits of medical marijuana in front of an audience of medical practitioners and students.

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    Howell Mourns Jake 'The Tank,' 7, Who Fought Brain Cancer

    By Karen Wall| Posted January 21, 2018

    Residents and family members across the area are mourning the death of a spunky young Howell Township boy who lost a 5-year battle with brain cancer Sunday. Jake "The Tank" Honig, who had captured the hearts of everyone from the township's police department to neighbors and classmates, died surrounded by his family Sunday morning.

  • Memory of child with cancer inspires push to expand N.J. medical marijuana program

    By Susan K. Livio| Posted February 14, 2018 | Updated January 30, 2019

    New Jersey would drop the two-ounce monthly limit on medical marijuana sales under legislation requested by parents who said the restriction interfered with their attempt to reduce their 7-year-old son's pain before he died of cancer last month.

  • Howell mourns 7-year-old Jake "The Tank" Honig

    By Alex N. Gecan| Posted January 22, 2018

    New Jersey would drop the two-ounce monthly limit on medical marijuana sales under legislation requested by parents who said the restriction interfered with their attempt to reduce their 7-year-old son's pain before he died of cancer last month.

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