Legalize Marijuana

TRENTON, N.J. — A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged caution on marijuana legalization on Thursday and instead introduced legislation to eliminate penalties for possessing small amounts of the drug. Democratic state Sens. Ronald Rice and Joseph Cryan and Republican Sen. Robert Singer unveiled the legislation at a statehouse news conference. The lawmakers’ effort offers a […]

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DOVER, Del. — A task force studying issues surrounding marijuana legalization in Delaware is wrapping up its work, but it remains unclear whether there is enough support among state lawmakers to legalize recreational pot use. The task force issued a draft report Wednesday and plans to present a final report Feb. 28. Rep. Helene Keeley, […]

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CLOSE What are some of the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in the state? Michael W. Curley, Jr./NorthJersey.com Marijuana plants found by police officers in Bergen County.(Photo: northjersey.com file photo) Complicating Gov. Phil Murphy’s quest to legalize marijuana in New Jersey, the leader of the Legislative Black Caucus introduced legislation that would remove criminal […]

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Opponents of recreational marijuana legalization in Connecticut argued Thursday it would cost the state more than it would collect in tax revenue. Legalization would cost the state $216 million in 2020, “far outweighing even the rosiest tax projections,” a report released Thursday by Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), a group dedicated to stopping the legalization […]

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CLOSE What are some of the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in the state? Michael W. Curley, Jr./NorthJersey.com Marijuana plants found by police officers in Bergen County.(Photo: northjersey.com file photo) Complicating Gov. Phil Murphy’s quest to legalize marijuana in New Jersey, the leader of the Legislative Black Caucus introduced legislation that would remove criminal […]

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Dean Bortell with his 11-year-old daughter, Alexis, one of the medical marijuana patients suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) On Wednesday, advocates and professionals in the cannabis industry descended on a federal court in New York to watch Justice Department lawyers try to dismiss a case against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The suit […]

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Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandBritish health secretary fires back at Trump over universal health care claims Trump on Dems’ ‘universal’ health-care push: ‘No thanks’ Gillibrand calls for DOJ to investigate US Olympic Committee over abuse scandal MORE (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 White House contender, is joining Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerUndiagnosed sleep apnea cause of […]

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Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandBritish health secretary fires back at Trump over universal health care claims Trump on Dems’ ‘universal’ health-care push: ‘No thanks’ Gillibrand calls for DOJ to investigate US Olympic Committee over abuse scandal MORE (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 White House contender, is joining Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerUndiagnosed sleep apnea cause of […]

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Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandBritish health secretary fires back at Trump over universal health care claims Trump on Dems’ ‘universal’ health-care push: ‘No thanks’ Gillibrand calls for DOJ to investigate US Olympic Committee over abuse scandal MORE (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 White House contender, is joining Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerUndiagnosed sleep apnea cause of […]

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Dean Bortell, front left, kisses his 11-year-old daughter, Alexis, one of the medical marijuana patients suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) On Wednesday, advocates and professionals in the cannabis industry descended on a federal court in New York to watch Justice Department lawyers try to dismiss a case against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. […]

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Dean Bortell, front left, kisses his 11-year-old daughter, Alexis, one of the medical marijuana patients suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) On Wednesday, advocates and professionals in the cannabis industry descended on a federal court in New York to watch Justice Department lawyers try to dismiss a case against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. […]

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