State lawmakers voted in favor of a measure that would make it easier to expunge certain criminal records, particularly of individuals with past marijuana offenses.
The Senate passes a medical marijuana expansion bill and sends it back to the Assembly for a final vote. Will the governor sign or conditionally veto it?
While legalization is slated to go on the 2020 ballot, two other issues remain: medical marijuana and expungement of criminal records.
Legislators are backing off plans to legalize recreational marijuana.
Backed by a star lineup of social justice advocates, Murphy seized the bully pulpit to argue that legalizing recreational marijuana is nothing less than a civil rights issue.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
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.
Faith leaders meet to discuss the social justice aspect of marijuana legalization.
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.
As the state appears to move closer and closer to legalizing recreational marijuana use, expect to see more officials speaking out to make sure the law gets it right.
If recreational marijuana is legalized, should the criminal records of people convicted on marijuana charges be expunged?
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Cunningham worked with Gov. Christie to develop legislation aimed to help those coming out of incarceration.