N.J. medical marijuana program ‘stifled’ under Christie administration, says Gov. Murphy

Published: Jan 23, 2018, 11:16 am • Updated: Jan 23, 2018, 11:59 am By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday ordered his administration to review New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, which he says has been “stifled” over the past eight years. The Democrat signed an…

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Phil Murphy sworn in as N.J. governor, vows to legalize marijuana

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 1:52 pm • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 1:52 pm By Elise Young, Bloomberg Philip Dunton Murphy was sworn in as New Jersey’s 56th governor, vowing to make good on economic promises unfulfilled by his Republican predecessor and counteract what he called catastrophic social and fiscal policy…

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N.J. Democrats hope legalizing marijuana will boost state finances

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am By Elise Young, Bloomberg New Jersey reaped billions from slot machines and blackjack tables in the decades before casino fever jumped state lines. With Atlantic City’s gambling heyday now past, politicians in the Garden State are aiming…

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N.J. legislator planting seeds for recreational marijuana legalization post-Christie

Published: May 15, 2017, 1:20 pm • Updated: May 15, 2017, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — Marijuana could be grown, sold and used in New Jersey under new legislation introduced in the state Senate. Democratic Sen. Nicholas Scutari unveiled the proposal at a statehouse news conference…

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