While there's wide support for medical expansion, that legislation is tie-barred to legalization of adult-use recreational marijuana.
The medical marijuana program now has 46,300 patients, 950 doctors and 1,850 caregivers participating.
As a plan to legalize adult-use marijuana stalls, municipalities have already begun to act.
Senate and Assembly committees pass bill to legalize adult-use marijuana.
Gov. Phil Murphy highlighted the social justice ramifications and economic benefits of legalizing adult-use marijuana.
A coalition of mayors joined together to urge legislators to include expanded expungement in the adult-use marijuana bill.
Big city mayors say expungement efforts don't go far enough.
Coughlin, speaking at the Southern New Jersey Development Council's Public Policy Breakfast, gave a quick update on the legislative agenda for the remainder of this year and into next.