Tag: Marijuana

A hint from Mass. how N.J. might tackle recreational weed DUI offenders?

BOSTON, MASS. — One of the many debates swirling around New Jersey’s stalled effort to legalize recreational marijuana is how to treat a possible uptick in drivers who are operating their vehicles under the influence of marijuana. The Colorado experiment Read More

Golden Slams O’Scanlon’s Marijuana Effort

By Art Gallagher _ In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Read More

Three GOP State Senators Willing To Trade Marijuana Support For Fiscal And Public Safety Reforms

By Art Gallagher _ Three  Republican State Senators, including Monmouth County’s Declan O’Scanlon are willing to vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey if Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney deliver the return of the Energy Receipts Read More

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