Category: Drug Legalization

LISTEN: Rooney discusses N.J.’s recreational weed push with WPHT’s Dom Giordano

By The Staff _ On Monday, both houses of the New Jersey legislature advanced recreational marijuana from the committee stage to the final step: a possible December floor vote. While the hearings were still underway, Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Read More

Guadagno: Legalizing prostitution would be better than legalizing pot | GALLAGHER

By Art Gallagher _ In an interview with Bill Spadea on NJ101.5 yesterday, former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno said legalizing prostitution would be less harmful than legalizing recreational marijuana and that doing so would benefit the women who work in the world’s Read More

N.J. Legislator: Stop pretending this is about “social justice” and not weed money!

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s recreational weed legislation got out of the Senate’s and Assembly’s respective committees on Monday but not without plenty of dissent. Among the dissenters was Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-24), a former member of Chris Christie’s cabinet, who Read More

N.J. Senate, Assembly committees vote to advance recreational weed

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey came one step closer to legalizing recreational weed on Monday following the passage of companion legislation through both legislative chambers’ respective committees. In the Senate’s Budget and Appropriation Committee? Republicans Tony Bucco (R-25), Steve Oroho Read More

Trenton stands to be disappointed by weed tax revenues because #economics. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Today is Black Friday, Save Jerseyans, but N.J. Democrats are much more excited for ‘Green Monday’ (Nov. 26th) when both the Assembly and Senate’s respective committees plan to advance legislation to legalize recreational marijuana use throughout Read More

SOURCES: N.J. weed legalization vote planned for November 26th

TRENTON, N.J. — According to multiple State House/State Street sources, word filtered out on Friday afternoon that the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee AND the Assembly’s equivalent committee are planning to consider long-awaited legislation to legalize marijuana on Monday, November 26th. The Read More

Is there a link between pot use and psychosis after all?

TRENTON, N.J. — The classic, overly-dramatic propaganda film “Reefer Madness” is a subject of satire and ridicule among modern Americans, particularly those who support the nationwide marijuana legalization trend which is set to overtake New Jersey, possibly even before the Read More