Legislation to decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcohol was signed into law Monday.
For a third time, the Democrat-led Assembly has moved a deadline for Gov. Phil Murphy to act on legislation setting up New Jersey’s recreational marijuana plan.
The California Department of Public Health is now allowing people who work at medical marijuana retail shops a shot at the front of the COVID-19 vaccine line, before some teachers and emergency workers. Some say it makes perfect sense, while others are outraged.
New York State could be the next to legalize recreational marijuana, mainly as a way to help solve the state’s fiscal problems brought on by the pandemic but medical marijuana is already an option for many patients.
Jamaica is running low on ganja. Heavy rains followed by an extended drought, an increase in local consumption and a drop in the number of marijuana farmers have caused a shortage in the island’s famed but largely illegal market that experts say is the worst they’ve seen.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for the legalization and regulation of marijuana for recreational use by adults
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he and legislative leaders have reached a deal on legislation to set up the new recreational marijuana marketplace.
If signed into U.S. law, the MORE Act would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and reinvest in communities hit hardest by the war on drugs.
Board President Norman Yee, who introduced the proposal, wanted to ban marijuana smoke as well, but couldn’t get the votes,
A social equity fee would help fund programs aimed at reducing racial disparities caused by drug laws.
A voting session for Monday in New Jersey’s Assembly that was to include a measure setting up the new recreational marijuana market has been canceled.
Recreational marijuana initiatives passed in four states this year, from liberal New Jersey to conservative Montana and South Dakota. The results prove how broadly accepted marijuana has become.
New Jersey lawmakers say legislative leaders and the governor are discussing tax rates on recreational marijuana, delaying a vote on a legalization measure.
The mayor says the city should get first dibs on tax money that recreational marijuana would generate because it currently gets nothing from state-imposed parking, luxury, hotel and sports betting taxes.
Dianna Houenou will chair New Jersey's Cannabis Regulatory Commission, the governor said.
Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday echoed a statement that Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued the day before: That recreational weed isn't legal yet and may not be for a year or so.
Voters in the Garden State approved a change to the state's constitution that will allow adults to buy and use marijuana.
New York's proposed regulations require laboratory testing and labeling to ensure consumers are getting what they pay for, without harmful contaminants.
New Jersey could be the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana if voters say yes to the constitutional amendment.
The study found that women who used cannabis while pregnant were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism.