A New Jersey Assembly voting session that had been scheduled for Monday and was to include a measure setting up the new recreational marijuana market has been canceled, Speaker Craig Coughlin said Friday.
New Jersey lawmakers have advanced legislation to establish a new recreational marijuana marketplace, which voters overwhelmingly approved on the ballot earlier this month.
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.
How soon the market could be up and running is a question, but the measure says that the commission will adopt rules for the transition to a recreational marketplace in six months at the latest after the bill is signed into law.
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.
With voters in New Jersey overwhelmingly passing a bill to legalize recreational marijuana is it a sign for other states, including Pennsylvania?
It’s unclear when marijuana will be ready to hit retail shelves in the state. Advocates for legalization said the soonest they expect it could happen would be toward the end of 2021.
Voters in the Garden State approved a change to the state's constitution that will allow adults to buy and use marijuana.
Cannabis-related propositions were on the ballot in New Jersey, Arizona, Montana and South Dakota. Medical marijuana initiatives were also being decided in Mississippi and South Dakota.
Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation’s deep political divide.
Study earlier this year found stressed parents are drinking more.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman on Wednesday renewed calls for the state legislature to legalize adult-use cannabis in an effort to boost the state's coronavirus-crippled economy.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has once again called on the state legislature to take up the legalization of recreation cannabis as a way to help the state's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The House will likely vote on a historic marijuana decriminalization bill next month, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Friday.
Gov. Tom Wolf asks lawmakers to send him a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, and outlines how he thinks the state should spend more than $1.3 billion left in federal coronavirus relief funds during what's left of lawmakers' two-year session.
This would give control to the states to determine the drug’s status and whether to vote to legalize the drug.
Coloradans who are concerned about the coronavirus pandemic can now purchase marijuana through a contactless weed vending machine at certain dispensaries.
The study found that women who used cannabis while pregnant were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism.
The event will begin at 4:20 p.m. (CT) and the live-streamed program is expected to run for four hours and 20 minutes.
Among the Los Angeles businesses deemed essential and urged to remain open are those with city permits to sell cannabis, authorities said.