New Jersey Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

New Jersey bill seeks tax credit program for marijuana businesses

A New Jersey assemblywoman plans to propose a bill that would create a tax credit program for cannabis businesses in urban enterprise zones if the state legalizes recreational marijuana. Democrat Annette Quijano, chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee and deputy majority leader, got the idea for the bill from Nevada lawmakers while she was on […]

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Week in Review: New Jersey explores MMJ expansion, California growers sue & rules violations in MA

New Jersey’s governor looks to improve the state’s medical marijuana program, California cannabis growers are suing the state over licensing, and Massachusetts MMJ inspections uncover numerous violations. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week. New Jersey MMJ expansion? The Garden State’s new governor certainly didn’t wait […]

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New Jersey governor seeks improvements in medical marijuana program

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy promised during his campaign that he would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

But first, the Democrat hopes to revive New Jersey’s medical cannabis program.

Murphy signed an executive order Tuesday to study a program he says has existed “in name only.

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New York is considering recreational cannabis legalization

New York’s governor is urging state lawmakers to provide funding to establish a commission that would study the feasibility of legalizing adult-use marijuana in the state. The study would explore recreational legalization’s health effects, economic impact, criminal justice impact and how recreational legalization by some of New York’s neighbors would affect the state, according to Buffalo […]

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Marijuana entrepreneurs already lining up for New Jersey’s looming recreational market

New Jersey can’t even begin the recreational cannabis legalization process until mid-January, but marijuana entrepreneurs across the country are descending on the Garden State in hopes of getting a first-mover’s advantage in what could become one of the most buoyant markets on the East Coast. Indeed, many marijuana businesses already have a presence in New Jersey, […]

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Week in Review: New Jersey rec MJ legalization, Indiana hemp chaos & cannabis + wine

New Jersey’s governor-elect appoints a marijuana advocate to a key position, Indiana hemp retailers are ordered to remove CBD products from their shelves, and an Oregon judge allows a vineyard’s lawsuit against a planned cannabis grow to continue. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week. Keeping […]

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New Jersey’s governor-elect taps cannabis advocate as chief of staff

The momentum to legalize recreational cannabis in New Jersey continues to grow. Adding fuel to speculation that New Jersey could be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana, incoming governor Phil Murphy has selected Pete Cammarano as his chief of staff, The Record reported. Cammarano founded the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association – which campaigns for adult-use […]

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Election results: Recreational cannabis legalization strong possibility in New Jersey + wins in Detroit

New Jersey is poised to legalize recreational marijuana after a pro-cannabis candidate won the state’s gubernatorial race Tuesday, giving the MJ industry a potentially huge win in what could be a lucrative new market for businesses.

Come January, anti-marijuana Gov. Chris Christie will be out of office and Democrat Phil Murphy will be in.

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Cannabis industry has vested interest in today’s elections in Michigan, New Jersey and New York

Welcome to Election Day 2017. Though it won’t compare to the historic gains the cannabis industry made at the polls last November, there are three states whose election results could either directly or indirectly have serious ramifications for marijuana businesses: Michigan, New Jersey and New York. Polls in Michigan and New Jersey close at 8 […]

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