Tag Archives: New Jersey

New Jersey expanding its medical marijuana program, Gov. Phil Murphy pushing for recreational

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program and said residents would no longer have to “jump through hoops” to get access to the drug. Murphy unveiled the recommendations of

New Jersey governor calls for recreational marijuana legalization, higher taxes for schools

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants to raise the state sales tax and extend its reach, hike income taxes

Meet the New Jersey medical marijuana advocate schooling police on the state’s laws

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 2:06 pm • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 2:07 pm By Kristie Cattafi, The Record of Woodland Park CLIFTON, N.J. — Edward “Lefty” Grimes was in pain. It had been an hour since he’d arrived at the

New Jersey Assembly weighs marijuana legalization during day-long hearing

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 5:28 pm • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 5:31 pm By Michael Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Democratic-led Assembly on Monday waded into the debate over marijuana legalization, drawing hours of testimony both for

Today: New Jersey Assembly holds hearing on recreational marijuana legalization

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 7:01 am By Michael Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s path to potentially legal recreational marijuana could take a turn soon with a legislative hearing scheduled, though

Will New Jersey congressional leaders hop on the marijuana legalization train?

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 10:08 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 10:12 am By Michael Catalini, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The chatter at New Jersey’s annual power-player cocktail party shed light on what the state government is

Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 3:17 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 3:45 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — known for his outspoken anti-marijuana legalization opinions — leaves office today, to be replaced by

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