On Monday, New Jersey’s Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalizes adult-use marijuana possession.
Until lawmakers and regulatory officials can get it together on legal marijuana, state prosecutors still consider it a crime.
New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure to allow a recreational marijuana marketplace in the Garden State.
A new poll reveals 65% of New Jersey residents strongly support or somewhat supported a measure legalizing weed.
The majority of NJ voters across the political spectrum said they'd support legal cannabis, but probably wouldn't use it.
Phil Murphy has pushed cannabis legalization multiple times through the Democrat-controlled Legislature, but has been unable to secure the necessary votes.
Registered voters in New Jersey are expected to vote in favor of adult-use marijuana legalization in November — but uncertainty surrounds the pending legislation.
Following a stalled vote in the Legislature, New Jersey is putting recreational marijuana legalization in hands of voters.
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