New Jersey legalizes recreational marijuana

New Jersey has officially legalized recreational marijuana.

2/22/2021 11:50:00 PM

New Jersey becomes the latest state to permit recreational marijuana use.

New Jersey has officially legalized recreational marijuana.

Bloomberg via Getty Images, FILEA customer enters NJ Weedman's Joint restaurant in Trenton, N.J., on Feb. 12, 2021.Under the new rules, the state's Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) will oversee the applications for licensing of cannabis businesses.

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"The legislation further provides for the Legislature to reinvest cannabis revenues in designated “impact zones”; directs the CRC to promote diversity and inclusion in business ownership; and contains critical employment protections for people who engage in lawful behavior with respect to cannabis," the governor's office said in a news release.

One of the new laws will enforce penalties for selling marijuana to those under 21.Thomas P. Costello via USA Today Network, FILENew Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks during his COVID-19 update at the War Memorial in Trenton, N.J., Feb. 5, 2021.State legislators took weeks to draft the bills and approve them due to some concerns over penalties and ensuring that sales were prohibited to minors.

"Although this process has taken longer than anticipated, I believe it is ending in the right place and will ultimately serve as a national model," Murphy said in a statement. Read more: ABC News »

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Молоцы )) This is a non issue. Wait till they open dispensaries. People are not going to be as happy with the OVERPRICED low-THC bud and companies you work for will still drug test you. Even in cali people prefer buying in the 'Street'. The good thing here will be growing your own 8) More homeless coming soon to your neighborhood

About time! Tìm ban đời dù độc thân hay có gd đổ vỡ cũng kg sao miễn hợp là đc I’ll smoke to that. and the reason being because it's SOOOOO good for you? Idiot polititians making idiotic decisions! 🥳🤣🤣 Gateway drug!!!! Ask all the parents that lost their kids to Heroin overdoes the following; “knowing what you know now and after the loss of your child, looking back would you stop you child from smoking weed now”? 100% say yes!!!! GATEWAY TO HEROIN!!!!

Ok, my fellow PA peeps. Do me a favor. Just wait a bit until PA legalizes it before you buy any. Do not give NJ all your tax dollars that should go to PA instead. You can hold out.. it won't be much longer. With a little investment of $500 you can earn $5500 within 6 working days...DM me to know how miriamru5460 or message me on WhatsApp +1 (323) 419-1429

Might as well, people are going too smoke, illegal or not, so the government, federal or States, might as well make their money but 4 the record, my wife told me, who is a Dem, if she knew I was as fuc&ing conservative as I am, she wouldn't have married me, closet skeletons,😉 Michael Keaton should play him in the movie.

When asked for his opinion, a New Jersey resident responded, 'eh' Dudes in Jersey been smoking thou🤣 Welcome to the Party Jersey. Calm down people, it will be legal in about 6 months. And you can't grow your own you criminals. And you can't smoke in public. Damn hippies