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That Sports Betting Ruling Just Gave Cannabis Legalization a Boost

In a 7-2 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court said the feds can't prevent New Jersey from regulating sports betting. The implications for cannabis are huge.

New Jersey Lowers Patient Fee, Expands Medical Marijuana Access

Gov. Phil Murphy added chronic pain, anxiety, and other qualifying conditions, while cutting the patient fee in half.

New Jersey Governor Looks to Legal States to Estimate Cannabis Revenue

Gov. Phil Murphy hopes to legalize adult-use cannabis, fulfilling a campaign promise and reversing the resolutely anti-drug policies of Republican predecessor Chris Christie.

‘The Case for Medical Cannabis Is Overwhelming’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From enlightened zillionaires to accidentally high executives, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

How Did Cannabis Legalization Stall in New Jersey?

Gov. Phil Murphy’s inauguration raised the expectations of many cannabis advocates to new heights—maybe a bit too high.

New Jersey Bill Would Dial Back Governor’s Legalization Promise

"I think this whole legalization stuff has to slow down," said state Sen. Ronald Rice.

New Jersey Gov Signs Order to Expand Medical Marijuana Access

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy took the first step toward opening up a state program that was notoriously tight under predecessor Chris Christie.

New Jersey Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

Governor-elect Phil Murphy doesn't succeed Chris Christie until next week, but already lawmakers are moving to achieve one of his campaign promises: legalizing marijuana.

Election 2017: Legalization Candidates and Measures Win Big

Races in Tuesday's election could have big implications for cannabis legalization—in a few states, at least.

NJ Court: Medical Cannabis Benefits ‘Abundant and Glaringly Apparent’

The court has ordered the state to reevaluate marijuana’s classification because cannabis is now legally used to treat a variety of ailments.

If New Jersey Legalizes, Do I Have to Move Back Home?

If Phil Murphy wins on Nov. 7, me and Bon Jovi and the Boss could be buying legal Asbury Park Afgooey.

All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

Family: Peter Tosh’s Son Left in Coma Following Jail Beating

Jawara McIntosh suffered traumatic brain injuries in the attack at a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on cannabis possession charges.

Air Fresheners as Probable Cause? A New Jersey Lawyer Talks Garden State Cannabis Arrests

When it comes to cannabis in New Jersey, any amount could land you in jail for 6 months with a major fine - even half a joint or shake.

New Report Shows New Jersey’s Cannabis Laws Failing Its People

An ACLU investigation finds that New Jersey police make an arrest for cannabis possession every 22 minutes.

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