The reduction in arrests indicates that public policy is working as intended and in a way that is consistent with post-legalization observations from other states.
Unfortunately, the bill doesn’t stand a chance.
On Monday, New Jersey’s Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalizes adult-use marijuana possession.
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Instead of implementing the new law and setting up regulations for the burgeoning industry, a state judge says the measure is unconstitutional.
Four of the five states that passed cannabis-centric ballot initiatives on Election Day 2020 have since run into hurdles.
There is a lot of pressure on New York this year to legalize marijuana.
Until lawmakers and regulatory officials can get it together on legal marijuana, state prosecutors still consider it a crime.
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