Legislators are backing off plans to legalize recreational marijuana.
Schools across the country are incorporating marijuana into the curriculum. In New Jersey Stockton University introduced a new cannabis studies minor in the fall of 2018.
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.
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.
Grewal is directing local prosecutors to "use their discretion" when considering marijuana-related cases.
The state estimates legalization would add $300 million a year to its budget.
Sen. Rice says decriminalizing marijuana would help his community more than legalization.