Will Cannabis Be Legalized Soon in New Jersey? A New Deal Could Come ‘Any Day Now’
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Will Cannabis Be Legalized Soon in New Jersey? A New Deal Could Come ‘Any Day Now’

What remains unclear is whether a legalization bill would pass a vote.

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February 11, 2019
NJ.com

State leaders have made significant progress on plans to legalize marijuana in New Jersey and could move forward on new legislation as early as next week.

Several sources close to the negotiations told NJ Advance Media that an updated legalization bill and renewed debate in the state Legislature could come “any day now," though when exactly a new measure might be introduced and when a vote could be held remains unclear. Also unclear: whether it would pass a vote.

But the recent progress on taxes and regulation, plus a push to act on legal weed before the Legislature gets bogged down with the state budget and other legislation in the next few months, has nudged negotiations closer to resolution, the sources say.

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