Category Archives: New Jersey

Two Dozen People Arrested For Making THC-Infused Counterfeit Candy In New Jersey

Cops in New Jersey scoped out a cannabis candy manufacturing ring for a year before they swooped in on December 19. They eventually fingered 24 individuals with criminal charges in an endeavor they called “Operation On the Ropes,” after the suspects’ use of Nerd Ropes in their extra-legal business scheme. The suspects had been allegedly […]

New Jersey Voters Will See Marijuana Legalization on November 2020 Ballot

New Jersey lawmakers voted on Monday to put a marijuana legalization referendum on the 2020 ballot, leaving the decision to voters after failing to pass a recreational cannabis measure earlier this year. With a vote of 49 to 24 in the New Jersey Assembly and 24 to 16 in the state Senate, the question of […]

New Jersey Lawmakers Kill Cannabis Legislation, Leaving It Up To Voters

On Monday, top Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey killed a bill that would have legalized recreational cannabis. The move marks the second time lawmakers have pulled the plug on legalization this year. Now, however, lawmakers are proposing to put the question of recreational legalization on the November 2020 ballot, leaving it up to voters. In […]

New Jersey Could Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Candy, cocoa and chocolate, as well as any other flavor of e-cigarette, are among the flavors New Jersey lawmakers sought to prohibit on Thursday, along with a separate ban on menthol-flavored traditional cigarettes. New Jersey’s Democrat-led Assembly and Senate health committees advanced the legislation after several hours of testimony that drew […]

New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use

A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit in October against his employer Amazon for allegedly firing him after not advising his superiors of his medical marijuana treatment. The man, who has been publicly identified only as D.J.C., failed a random drug test in July, and was put on temporary paid leave. After supplying the documentation […]

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Named Cannabis Company’s Senior Advisor

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has been hired on as a “senior advisor and consultant” for Green Leaf Medical, a New Jersey company that is looking to open a 50,000 square foot cannabis production facility and dispensary in Gloucester City’s Southport waterfront area.  The announcement surprised some who remember Nutter’s initially vehement resistance to a […]

Lawmakers In New Jersey And Massachusetts Address Dangers Of Vaping

The worsening outbreak of vape-linked illnesses and deaths has spurred lawmakers across the U.S. to take action, with officials in New Jersey and Massachusetts the latest to propose bans and other measures to curb vaping. In New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders are looking at a phased-in ban on selling vape products and […]