NEWARK, Feb. 20, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Leaders in legal cannabis markets will speak with New Jerseyans at Essex County College on Feb. 21 at 6:30 pm.
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NEWARK, N.J., June 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Key members of the New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR) coalition testified at a legislative hearing to discuss a bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults in New Jersey.
NEWARK, N.J., June 15, 2017 / Weed Wire/ — Black New Jerseyans were arrested at a rate three times higher than whites between 2000 and 2013 despite similar usage rates, an ACLU-NJ report released today found.
Lawmakers from both political parties are mulling whether New Jersey should legalize marijuana, but differ over whether it should be more leniently regulated and taxed like cigarettes, or more restrictively, like alcohol.
A new report says legalization of marijuana in New Jersey could bring the state $300 million in annual taxes. The report, released by New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform and New Jersey Policy Perspective, draws on federal data estimating 365,900 state residents 21 years of age and older use 2.53 million ounces of pot annually.