New Jersey Lawmakers Won’t Vote on Legal Cannabis This Year
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New Jersey Lawmakers Won’t Vote on Legal Cannabis This Year

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said the bill won’t be on the docket Monday.

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December 17, 2018
NJ.com

State lawmakers won’t vote on a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey before the end of the year, the state’s top legislator confirmed to NJ Advance Media on Thursday.

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said the bill won’t be on the docket Monday when the state Legislature gathers for its final voting session of 2018.

Sweeney and New Jersey’s other leading lawmaker, state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, were holding out slim hopes of reaching a compromise during a high-stakes policy meeting with Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday.

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