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.
This would give control to the states to determine the drug’s status and whether to vote to legalize the drug.
The study found that women who used cannabis while pregnant were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism.
Colorado has made online sales of recreational marijuana legal during the coronavirus epidemic, fulfilling one of the pot industry's biggest wishes and fueling its argument for more concessions that could be made permanent when the crisis eases.
A young girl with a rare form of epilepsy, whose fight for medical marijuana gained national attention, has died at the age of 13 after suffering from a seizure.
New York, San Francisco and Palm Springs, California, are among the cities labeling dispensaries “essential” businesses that can remain open during virus lockdowns, in some cases with limitations.
Two medical marijuana dispensaries were burglarized in Clearwater early Friday morning.