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.
Several Democrats courted by Murphy are still reluctant to jump the fence.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
The legislators, who both oppose legalization, hope the ballot process will allow voters to become more informed.
Sources say hurdles have been cleared, but critics say there's more work to do.
Companies are getting ready for a New Jersey cannabis industry and are embracing the challenges of marketing within the state's restrictions.
The speech covered a lot of territory. Whether it moved the needle on Murphy’s relationship with Sweeney, we’ll have to wait and see.
John Spielman of Kinnelon found out the hard way that while there’s great compassion for treating drug addiction as a disease, there’s still a bull's-eye on drug dealers in Morris County.
Big city mayors say expungement efforts don't go far enough.
Dispensaries look forward to the changes contained in the proposed medical marijuana bill.
Four years after his release from prison, Virgil Grant owns 30 California marijuana licenses valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. He crisscrosses the country conferring with New Jersey’s and ...
In all, almost 100 witnesses were scheduled to testify and scores of others submitted statements for and against. But Monday was a rare opportunity to see an actual, sometimes strident, debate on the ...
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.
At the League convention, leaders spoke about issues surrounding affordable housing and adopted resolutions for a workaround to the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deduction.