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Legislation to Legalize Marijuana Unveiled in New Jersey

A proposal to legalize marijuana has been introduced in New Jersey. At a press conference today at the Statehouse in Trenton, State Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) formally unveiled a proposal that would legalize marijuana for those 21 and older. The proposal, if passed into law, would make New Jersey the 9th state in the U.S. …

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NJ: Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Job Protection for Medical Cannabis Patients

New Jersey’s Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee has given unanimous approval to legislation that would explicitly prohibit employers from firing or discriminating against an employee for participating in the state’s medical cannabis program. Under the proposed law (Senate Bill 3162), which was passed 6 to 0, employers can only fire an individual …

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