Is New Jersey The Next State To Legalize Adult Use Cannabis?

Back in November, New Jersey elected Democrat Phil Murphy for governor, who ran on a campaign of legalizing adult use cannabis and using tax revenue from that for important government programs like education and pensions. According to CNN Money, NJ State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he wants to vote […]

Pennsylvania’s MMJ Program Expects Shakeup With Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey

New Jersey is almost certain to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use within a year, and that’s sure to have major repercussions on Pennsylvania’s nascent medical cannabis industry. Gov.-elect Phil Murphy ran on a platform calling for full legalization of all forms of marijuana for anyone over 21. Industry analysts say the […]

In a Victory for Cannabis, Phil Murphy Wins the New Jersey Governor’s Race

TRENTON — Democrat Phil Murphy‘s victory in the governor’s race Tuesday night drives New Jersey “full-steam ahead” toward legalizing marijuana and cultivating an estimated $1.3 billion industry, the sponsor of the legislation said. Throughout the campaign, Murphy has embraced the idea of making marijuana available for recreational use for people 21 and older. Early on, […]

New Jersey Court Says State Must Recognize Value of Medical Marijuana

TRENTON — State and federal law classified marijuana as one of the most dangerous drugs more than 45 years ago, citing its “high potential for abuse” and a lack of medical value. But a groundbreaking decision by a state appeals court on Tuesday said the Christie administration must revisit marijuana’s legal standing under […]

NJ Adds 5 New Qualifying Conditions To Medical Marijuana Program

The post NJ Adds 5 New Qualifying Conditions To Medical Marijuana Program appeared first on High Times. Great news for residents of New Jersey: NJ adds 5 new qualifying conditions to medical marijuana program. Medical Marijuana in New Jersey In 2010, on his final day in office, Governor Jon Corzine signed a law […]

Booker’s Big Fight: Federal Pot Legalization & Social Justice Reform on Horizon

Cover Photo by Vortex Farmacy. It was bright and hot in Linden, when Senator Cory Booker returned to New Jersey on Friday. Earlier last week in the nation’s capital, the senator proposed an ambitious plan to legalize marijuana nationally that was a direct challenge to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who […]

Corey Booker to Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill Today on the Federal Level

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is set to introduce a bill Tuesday to make marijuana legal at the federal level, marking the first time the New Jersey Democrat has come out in favor of full legalization and further stoking tensions with a Trump administration that has sought to roll back the […]

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About New Jersey’s Push for Marijuana Legalization

Although a topic in Trenton for three years, the campaign to legalize marijuana in New Jersey officially begins Monday when a Senate committee will discuss how the potentially billion-dollar  industry should be regulated. So what will it take for you to be able to legally buy recreational pot in New […]