The latest pot and politics news for the northeastern United States. Updated daily and weekly. New Jersey—June 6 If elected governor in November, Phil Murphy says he will end marijuana prohibition in New Jersey. “The criminalization of marijuana has only served to clog our courts and cloud people’s futures, so we will legalize marijuana,” he said […]

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A bill introduced in the New York Senate would legalize marijuana for recreational use. Passage would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in the Empire State. Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), along with nine co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 3040 (S3040) to legalize recreational cannabis under a new regulatory regime enforced […]

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