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  • New Jersey’s Drug Paraphernalia Laws

    April 09, 2019

    While it is completely legal to purchase certain items such as smoking pipes, rolling papers or scales, it can become illegal to possess these items when you are using them for nefarious purposes. Below we will discuss the implications of being charged with possessing drug-related paraphernalia. Defining Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey In New Jersey, […]

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  • New Jersey: Changing Marijuana Laws

    April 02, 2019

    The recent controversy surrounding marijuana has left too many citizens in a state of confusion about the substance. In New Jersey, legislators have been pushing forward to legalize the drug, but a number of towns have stepped up to combat legalization efforts with their own laws restricting the substance. Amidst the confusion, it’s imperative to […]

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  • Six New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in NJ

    March 01, 2019

    On December 17th, medical marijuana users in New Jersey were gifted an early Christmas present when the Department of Health announced its plans to add six new dispensary locations throughout the state. This move has doubled the state’s medical marijuana program. The Need for more Dispensaries Currently, the state of New Jersey only has six […]

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  • The Truth About Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

    February 21, 2019

    Across the nation, marijuana laws are changing. Many states have approved the medical form of the drug, while others have completely legalized the substance for personal use. Despite these new advancements, it is vitally important for citizens to remember that driving while under the influence of marijuana remains a crime in all 50 states. Is […]

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  • Marijuana Possession Leads to Arrest of Driver

    December 28, 2018

    According to a recent news report, a 30-year-old man was arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of marijuana. Police said that a Layton man was pulled over for speeding on the night of Friday, October 26 around 9 p.m. The man, identified as Richard Samartin, was hit with a slew of charges […]

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  • Support Increasing for Legal Marijuana in New Jersey

    December 27, 2018

    A recent poll of residents in New Jersey has found an increase in support for the legalization of marijuana in the Garden State. The poll, conducted by Rutgers/Eagleton, found that six in 10 residents of New Jersey support the legalization of marijuana in both the use of the drug and possession of the drug. The […]

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  • 31 Arrested in NJ “Operation Forefathers” Drug Bust

    November 06, 2018

    31 Arrested in NJ “Operation Forefathers” Drug Bust Authorities in New Jersey conducting a routine traffic stop uncovered a massive 430 doses of heroin and 43 baggies of marijuana hidden inside the vehicle. A separate drug bust in the week uncovered about 20 kilograms of drugs hidden inside onion boxes. Drug Bust in New Jersey […]

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  • Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New Jersey

    October 16, 2018

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New Jersey In recent years, there has been growing public support for medicinal and even recreational marijuana use. Several states have introduced and passed legislation to decriminalize or legalize the substance. Marijuana advocates are excited about New Jersey’s latest draft proposal that would legalize small amounts of the drug. New Jersey […]

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  • Michele Finizio Speaks to The Inquirer About Marijuana Legalization in NJ and PA

    October 11, 2018

    Michele Finizio Speaks to The Inquirer About Marijuana Legalization in NJ and PA Marijuana possession has been all but decriminalized in the Philadelphia area. In recent years, police officers would arrest thousands of people annually for even the smallest amount found on their person. Now, officers are instead issuing tickets that result in $25 fines. […]

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  • Why Driving in NJ After Using Weed for Medicinal Purposes is Still Illegal

    August 21, 2018

    Marijuana is slowly becoming legalized around America, but it is far from being a legal right of the people.  Currently, there are only 30 states that allow any legal weed use, while only 9 of those allow it to be used both medicinally and recreationally.  New Jersey is on the list of states that only […]

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