A snag for legal marijuana in N.J.? New Assembly speaker won’t …

TRENTON — Minutes after being chosen Monday as the next speaker of the New Jersey Assembly, Craig Coughlin declined to commit to a key goal of Gov.-elect and fellow Democrat Phil Murphy: legalizing marijuana. 

Coughlin, D-Middlesex, said during a news conference that he has “not indicated” whether or not he supports legal pot. 

“I want to make sure it makes sense,” said Coughlin, a member of the Assembly since 2010 . “As with any bill — particularly any bill that would create something new — I think the devil is really in the details. And I think we need to understand it

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