Comparing the N.J. Legislature’s Competing Marijuana Legalization Bills

Confused about the two competing recreational marijuana legalization bills?

And what they’d accomplish?

We’ll provide more analysis as the debate rages (leading up to an inevitable Christie veto), but in the interim, our friend and past guest contributor Charlie Barr went through the trouble of breaking down the major points of each piece of legislation.

Among the major differences? The Senate bill (1) still imposes strict possession limits and (2) sets up a new government bureaucratic infrastructure: