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Ron Rice Accuses State Senate Leaders of Stalling NJ CannabisDecriminalization

State Senator Ron Rice is accusing State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Judiciary Committee Chair Nick Scutari (D-Union) of causing New Jersey cannabis decriminalization to stall. The New Jersey cannabis decriminalization bill passed the Assembly in a week from introduction to full passage in the wake of the George Floyd /Black Lives Matter protests. […]

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Senate President Supports Legalization, Not Decriminalization

New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) has announced that he supports cannabis legalization versus New Jersey marijuana decriminalization. Regarding New Jersey marijuana decriminalization, Sweeney told NJ Advance Media, “I really don’t have an interest in it. I don’t see it moving forward at this time. You’re basically legalizing something that’s not legal now. If you’re […]

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NJ Senators Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Cannabis, Instead Of Legalization

New Jersey state Senators Ronald Rice (D-Essex) and Republican Sen. Robert Singer (R-Ocean) plan to introduce a bill on Thursday to decriminalize recreational cannabis or marijuana. The bipartisan bill could complicate Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) intention to legalize recreational pot. Rice and Singer held a press conference to announce it. Also in attendance was Democrat […]

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