Booker aide tapped for cannabis panel after NAACP pressure

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday named a staffer for U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and member of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to the new state commission charged with setting up and regulating recreational marijuana.

New Jersey lawmakers give blessing to marijuana marketplace

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure setting up a recreational marijuana marketplace.  Their action Thursday sends the legislation to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. He is expected to sign the bill but it is unclear when.