Tag: legalize

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

POLL: 59% Favor Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. — A new poll from the Monmouth University released Thursday finds 59% of New Jerseyans supportive of marijuana for personal use. 37% are opposed.  Back in April 2014? Only 48% supported legalization while 47% were opposed. The Read More

N.J. Senator: Murphy should not “pay for legal pot with people’s lives”

Incoming N.J. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) recently surprised some observers by throwing cold water on marijuana legalization, telling state media that “[a]s with any bill — particularly any bill that would create something new — I think the devil is Read More

N.J. Gubernatorial Candidate: Drug Test Politicians Who Support Marijuana Legalization

New Jersey seems to be trending in the direction of legalization (or at least “decriminalization”) of marijuana, Save Jerseyans, and with Chris Christie set to leave office in January, we could see movement on this issue in a mere matter Read More

‘Off The Mark’ Christie Likely Powerless To Stop Legal Weed In NJ

Gov. Chris Christie is a staunch opponent of fully legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, but is likely powerless to stop growing momentum within the state. New Jersey has a medical marijuana industry but the laws are very restrictive, Read More