Tag: Marijuana

SOCIAL INJUSTICE: New Jersey Dems won’t relent on taxing patients’ medical pot

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to expand patients’ access to medical marijuana. But patients will need to pay, and pay dearly. – The State of New Jersey already suffers for having among the most expensive Read More

GOP legislators demand action on medical use pot

TRENTON, N.J. – The ongoing Democrat uncivil war between Phil Murphy and the South Jersey Machine appears likely to make legal recreational marijuana its most prominent casualty. Republicans see a political opening, and on Tuesday they demanded immediate action on expanding Read More

Op-Ed: Setting the Record Straight On My Legalized Marijuana Position

By Declan O’Scanlon _ In the ill-fated recent rush to pass legislation that would legalize, tax, and regulate recreational adult use of marijuana, my position on the legislation, and the issue, has been misunderstood and mischaracterized by some New Jersey Read More

Swing senator explains his refusal to support N.J. legal weed

TRENTON, N.J. – Legal marijuana isn’t happening, Save Jerseyans, at least for awhile. And because Democrat leaders insist upon tying all of the issues together, less controversial expansions of drug offense expungements and the medical marijuana program are also on Read More

Imperiled N.J. weed bill would allow expungements for criminals possessing 5lbs of pot

TRENTON, N.J. – State Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) announced late on Friday afternoon that he is a “no” for Monday’s schedule floor vote on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey. According to Save Jersey sources on State Street, Read More

Transparency goes up in smoke as legal weed legislation speeds through the N.J. legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – Marijuana was on the menu at the State House on Monday, but support for the controversial legislation remains remains precarious notwithstanding a deal struck between Democrat legislative leaders and Governor Phil Murphy. Some complained about a lack Read More