Legal Weed In NJ Will Be In The Hands Of Voters
Hey, remember when everyone said marijuana would be legal in NJ? That train got stuck at the station, and the state has been arresting people like crazy while the rest of us sit around and wait.
Governor Murphy pushed legalization as a big part of his campaign, but the State Senate didn't vote in favor, and a few senators say they still don't have enough votes to pass the proposal.
Now, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Senator Nicholas Scutari are introducing a resolution to place a question on the November 2020 ballot asking New Jersey voters to amend the state constitution to allow people 21 and older to use marijuana.
According to NJ.com, even if the votes support the change, you won't be able to blaze up immediately, and maybe not even in 2021. The Legislature would still need to approve the referendum. Both the state Senate and Assembly have to approve it by either three-fifths majority in one year or by simple majorities in consecutive years.
Experts are already predicting a high voter turnout for the 2020 Election, and the results are going to be very interesting.
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