Legal weed in NJ: Gopal says Monmouth freeholders wrong on marijuana


New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has pledged to sign a marijuana legalization bill within his 100 days in office.
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Monmouth County freeholders are wrong in their outright opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana, the county’s newest state lawmaker said.   

“My message to the freeholders would be to slow down. There’s no rush,” said state Sen. Vin Gopal, D-Monmouth, who represents the 11th district. “Let’s try to more at