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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.

New Jersey’s Primary Was a Huge Win for Legalization. Here’s Why

The Democratic nominee, Phil Murphy, is all-in on adult use legalization. Even the Republican is for decrim.

New Jersey Pols Ready to End Prohibition When Christie Exits

State Sen. Nick Scutari introduced an adult-use legalization bill this morning, with an eye on Jan. 2018.

State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race

New Jersey's Legislature plans to move forward with legislation, and lawmakers hope Gov. Chris Christie's successor will sign it.

New Jersey Man (Kind of) Wins Medical Marijuana Insurance Coverage

It's workers comp, not health insurance. But the court victory may be a sign of things to come.

State of the Leaf: Massachusetts Legalization Likely to Face Delays

Oregon municipalities wrestle with local regulations, Maryland hires a diversity consultant, and the Irish overwhelmingly support medical cannabis.

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