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  • Legally Buying Marijuana at the Jersey Shore Will Depend on What Town You’re In

    May 28, 2021

    If you live in the Asbury Park, New Jersey, area, you might be aware of the new cannabis shop on Route 66. The grand opening brought locals and tourists alike. Asbury Park officials have agreed to the sale of recreational marijuana as a method of revenue. However, even with new laws, this shop is only […]

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  • NJ Law Would Prevent Cops from Telling Parents About Their Child’s Marijuana Use

    March 05, 2021

    New Jersey made the news when the governor signed into law a bill that bans officers from telling parents when their kids are first busted with weed possession or use. Understanding the New Law On February 22, 2021, the governor signed a law that legalizes recreational marijuana. With this, also came new laws and the […]

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  • The Grass is Greener in the Garden State: NJ Legalized Marijuana

    February 23, 2021

    After years of talking about making marijuana legal in New Jersey, the Garden State finally did it. On Monday, February 22nd, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills into law that will not only decriminalize a certain amount of marijuana but implement the sale and taxation on its recreational use moving forward.  But how […]

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  • Large Majority Favors Marijuana Legalization, According to Poll

    October 29, 2020

    A referendum on the ballot for the November 3rd general election in New Jersey seeks to legalize controlled recreational use of marijuana (specifically, cannabis). Recent polls indicate that the ballot question has significant support among New Jersey voters. New Jersey Ballot Measure Would Legalize Recreational Marijuana Although New Jersey has already legalized the use of […]

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  • Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Just Passed N.J. Assembly

    July 17, 2020

    The state of New Jersey has been pushing for the decriminalization of marijuana in order to reduce arrests, for many years. In recent news, progress has finally been made. The newest bill, Bill A1897, has finally made its way through the New Jersey Assembly. The bill purposes marijuana users face a $50 fine, rather than […]

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  • 2020: New Jersey Citizens to Vote on Marijuana Legalization

    November 25, 2019

    Marijuana Changes in New Jersey November has been a fruitful month for marijuana advocates around the nation. Not only has the House committee authorized a landmark bill that would legalize marijuana at the federal level, but the state of New Jersey is making strides of its own. Learn everything you need to know about marijuana, […]

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  • What’s the Difference Between Possession and Distribution of Marijuana?

    September 17, 2019

    Have you ever tried to smoke marijuana? The United Nations estimates that over 158.8 million citizens around the world are regular users, and many more have tried the substance or self-report occasionally using. Despite these statistics, marijuana has remained an illegal substance for decades. It’s illegal to possess any amount of the drug. Getting caught […]

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  • Is Marijuana Really Legal? What Should I Know?

    July 17, 2019

    Marijuana Legalization Marijuana is slowly becoming legalized across the United States. Despite this, there are still many states fighting against it and many limitations still placed on it regarding possession and usage. It is important to understand if marijuana is really, fully legal. You should fully understand your state’s laws as well as drug laws […]

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  • Marijuana Laws in New Jersey

    June 12, 2019

    Marijuana Use Across the Globe The United Nations estimates that over 158 million people use marijuana globally. That means that nearly four percent of the world’s population admits to using the substance despite various governmental bans on the drug. Over the past several decades, the public’s perception of marijuana has shifted. Just last year, the […]

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  • New Jersey’s Governor Calls for Legalization of Marijuana

    May 14, 2019

    New Jersey’s Call for Legalization New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has called for the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state in an effort to reduce the amount of individuals that are incarcerated for possession of very small amounts of the drug, to reduce disparate impact of policing of marijuana use, possession, […]

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