New Jersey Gov Says Big Announcement Coming On Cannabis Regulation In Next Few Days

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The NY Times  reports

    •  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday reached an agreement in principle with Democratic lawmakers for the state to potentially become the second in the country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis though legislation.

Most of the 10 U.S. states that have legalized pot, in defiance of a federal ban on the drug, have done so through referendums, starting with Washington and Colorado in 2012.

“Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in our criminal justice system,” Murphy, a Democrat and former Goldman Sachs investment banker who called for legalizing weed when he ran for office in 2017, said in a statement.

Under the deal, lawmakers are drafting legislation to tax pot sales, expunge past convictions for low-level cannabis offenses and create opportunities for minorities and women to enter the business, the governor’s office said in a statement.

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Marijuana Moment reports

New Jersey Governor And Lawmakers Announce Marijuana Legalization Deal


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