New Jersey lawmakers delay action on adult-use marijuana until 2019

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New Jersey lawmakers won’t vote on legalizing adult-use marijuana before the end of the year after failing to reach a compromise deal.

The failure likely means that legalization won’t be taken up again until 2019, dashing hopes for now that the state would be the first to establish a full-fledged recreational program through its Legislature.

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said some progress was made, but not enough before the Legislature meets for its final voting session of the year on Dec. 17, according to

More details about the situation can be found here.