New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said that recreational sales beginning next week represented "a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry."
Reeves made it known in his statement that the approved bill is not one he would have written, but it was legislators who wrote the final version.
These privileges and recreational pot use are considered holdovers from last legislative session; the upcoming session will focus on how to spend relief funds.
Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Oregon, Montana, and Vermont will all see new marijuana laws enacted in 2022.
Republican Governor Kristi Noem initiated a legal battle that concluded in the state's highest court on Wednesday.
Six applicants didn't receive the correct number of entries in the first drawing, state officials said Friday.
New studies from IIHS and HLDI show that there is a correlation between marijuana legalization and car accident rates in the immediate aftermath of legalization legislation taking effect.
Under current New Jersey law, recreational vendors don't have licenses yet, but one possible loophole is that giving away free pot as a "gift" is arguably legal, although that fact is in contention.
"I am proud that through strong collaboration, we have reached the finish line," New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) said after a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for adults passed on Tuesday.
Legislators ought to vote 'no' on the MORE Act now before Congress.
The War on Drugs has been an abject failure.
Marijuana sales reached $908 million in the year following the legalization of recreational cannabis, but online shops and retail stores accounted for only around 15 percent of the total sales.
"[It's] a siren call in the halls of the state legislatures nationwide as well as the U.S. Capitol."
The data was not interpreted as a decrease by anti-marijuana groups, who said use remained higher in legal states than the rest of the U.S.
It's harder than we thought it was going to be.
Geometric-shaped gummies are still deemed OK.
The city's lawmakers are legitimizing and regulating marijuana businesses before the state fully legalizes recreational marijuana use in January 2018.
Police suggested they needed more time for training.
More than two dozen U.S. states have legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes.
The marijuana job market could double or triple in years to come.
Seven other states are expected to vote on recreational marijuana legalization next year.
With marijuana now legal in Oregon and Minnesota, law enforcement has to change its ways.