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What’s Next For New Jersey’s Expanded Medical Cannabis Program

After several amendments and a compromise between the legislature and the governor, patients will get better access.

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New Jersey Senate Approves Expedited Expungement for Cannabis-Related Crimes

“It’s giving a second chance to someone who’s already paid their debt to society,” said Sen. Sandra B. Cunningham, the primary sponsor of the bill.

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New Jersey Senate Passes Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign the legislation.

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New Jersey Assembly Advances Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill

“We are now making life better for so many New Jersey residents,” said bill Assemblywoman Joann Downey, the bill sponsor.

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On the Heels of a Failed Legalization Bill, New Jersey Lawmakers Waste No Time Expanding Medical Cannabis

After medical cannabis bills sail out of committee, the full legislature is expected to vote as early as Thursday.

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New Jersey Legalization Effort Officially Dead as New York Lawmakers Renew Push

Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that legalization would be punted to voters in 2020. Meanwhile, a compromise comes together in New York.

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New Jersey: The Legal Cannabis Train Goes Off the Rails

As support wanes, New Jersey Democrats cancel a planned vote—a blow for the governor and a victory for anti-cannabis groups in the state and, perhaps, beyond.

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New Jersey Cannabis Legalization Bill Limps Toward Final Vote

Committees on Monday advanced the bill, but the hearings showed that state Democrats are deeply divided over legalization.

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Finally, a Legalization Deal in New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers announced the bones of a deal, but the vote is expected to be close, and advocates are still pushing for stronger criminal justice and diversity provisions.

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Advocates Expect Equity, Expungement, and Micro-businesses in New Jersey Legalization Bill

A bill to legalize cannabis for adult use is expected any day now. A key advocate outlines what to expect and what sets the state’s plan apart.