NJBIA’s Frank Robinson interviews Senate President Stephen Sweeney on the latest episode of Take on Trenton about the state budget, taxes, legalization of marijuana, and the Path to Progress plan to address New Jersey’s biggest financial problems.
The Legislature canceled a planned vote on a bill legalizing adult use cannabis on Monday, March 25. It is unclear when they will reschedule a vote on the bill. Governor Murphy had planned to substantially expand the state’s medical marijuana program but agreed to hold off on those plans and give the Legislature another chance […]
Employers would retain their right to enforce drug-free workplace policies under the latest version of a bill to legalize, regulate and tax recreational marijuana. The bill was approved by Senate and Assembly committees Monday night and is now in position for a vote by both houses of the Legislature, possibly as soon as March 25. […]
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said Thursday that proposed changes to legislation legalizing recreational marijuana would jeopardize workplace safety by removing key provisions that guaranteed employers the right to continue to enforce drug-free workplace policies. “Any legislation that legalizes recreational marijuana must state clearly that legalization does not repeal or restrict the rights […]
New Jersey took its first steps toward legalizing marijuana Nov. 26 when both the Senate and Assembly appropriations committees voted to release bills that would not only expand access to medical marijuana but legalize recreational use of the drug as well. If enacted into law, New Jersey would become the 11th state to make it […]