New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy 'All In' to Approve Legal Marijuana By End of 2019
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy 'All In' to Approve Legal Marijuana By End of 2019

Murphy said he supports a last-minute push by legislative leadership to approve an adult-use cannabis bill by the end of the year, rather than holding off for a 2020 ballot question.

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August 9, 2019

Gov. Phil Murphy said he would be “all in” for a last-minute push by legislative leadership to approve a bill legalizing adult-use marijuana by the end of the year, rather than holding off for a ballot question during the 2020 presidential election.

Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-3rd District, told NJ.com Wednesday that he would like to see the bill pass through the legislature by the end of the year, though it may be a stretch.

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