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November 16, 2020

Plan to pass N.J. legal weed bill on Monday stalls temporarily. Here’s what’s holding it up.

Propelled by the momentum of an overwhelming win on Election Day, the sponsors of the bill creating the legal marijuana market rushed to introduce it three days later […]
November 11, 2020

Legal weed may help NJ’s budget, but it will take time

New Jersey’s economy has been bruised by the coronavirus pandemic, but last week’s vote to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults has the potential to provide […]
November 10, 2020

Lawmakers push ahead legalization amid calls for higher taxes, social justice

Lawmakers in an Assembly and Senate committee on Monday both approved a measure that would decriminalize possession and distribution of cannabis, and another that would legalize, regulate […]
November 9, 2020

New Jersey Cannabusiness Association Statements on Senate & Assembly Committees Advancing Cannabis Enabling Legislation

Trenton — New Jersey CannaBusiness Association President Scott Rudder and Executive Director Tara Sargente issued the following statements today on the Senate Judiciary and the Assembly Oversight, Reform and […]
November 6, 2020

Here’s what has to happen before legal weed hits shelves in NJ

Marijuana was legalized in the Garden State on Tuesday — now get ready for a bureaucratic buzzkill. The new law goes into effect Jan. 1.  But […]
November 6, 2020

NJ lawmakers could move quickly to set up a legal pot industry

Now that New Jersey voters have approved a plan to amend the state constitution and allow adults to use recreational marijuana, the Garden State lawmaker who […]
November 4, 2020

2020 New Jersey election results by county, electoral college votes go to Biden

Election Day went to plan for Democrats Joe Biden and Cory Booker, who won at the top of the ticket in New Jersey’s first mostly mail-in […]
November 4, 2020

NJCBA President Scott Rudder on NJ Voters Approving Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

Trenton — New Jersey CannaBusiness Association President Scott Rudder issued the following statement tonight on New Jersey voters approving legal adult-use cannabis in New Jersey: “Tonight is a remarkable, […]
September 11, 2020

NJCBA President Scott Rudder on GOP chairs anti-legalization resolution: They are planting their feet firmly on the wrong side of history

Trenton — New Jersey CannaBusiness Association President Scott Rudder, a former Republican mayor and state legislator, issued the following statement today regarding New Jersey’s 21 Republican county chairs backing a resolution […]


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