Tag: pot

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

Sheriff Golden: Murphy’s Pot Bill Is Dangerous Money Grab That Disregards Impact On Local Communities

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issued a statement today condemning the Trenton Democrats’ marijuana legislation as “poorly written policy by the Democratic majority” “that is aimed at grabbing tax dollars without any regard on the impacts Read More

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

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