Murphy Vows To Legalize Marijuana; Cuomo Says DOH Should Launch StudyThe New York governor said Tuesday he wants the Department of Health and state police to examine the costs, benefits and legal risks of recreational marijuana.
Asbury Park On Board With Legal Recreational MarijuanaA New Jersey town is welcoming weed from open arms.
Not On Our Boardwalk: Seaside Heights Mayor Balks At Revenue From Legal PotThere is a debate about marijuana at the Jersey shore. Governor-elect Phil Murphy has promised he will legalize pot.
Murphy: ‘Enormous Amount Of Time’ Spent Studying The ‘Right’ Way To Legalize PotGovernor-elect Phil Murphy campaigned to legalize marijuana within the first 100 days of his administration.
Natural Hazard? Study Says Farming Marijuana Hurting EnvironmentResearchers from Ithaca College say that the growing number of small pot farms being planted in remote forest areas are having a major impact on the local environment.
Officials Warn About Marijuana Candy Ahead Of HalloweenOfficials say there's a significant presence of the candy and other edible forms of marijuana in New Jersey and nearby states.
NJ Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational PotDemocratic State Sen. Nicholas Scutari said the national trend is toward legalization and that it could be a big economic boost to New Jersey.
Illegal Pot Growing Operation Discovered In Bronx HomeThe elaborate setup was found in a home on Fowler Avenue in Morris Park around 2 p.m. Wednesday as officers from the 49th precinct carried out a search warrant.
Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot UseA new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics found as more states legalize the drug for adult use, more teenagers think it's safe.
In Wake Of Massachusetts Pot Vote, NJ Lawmaker Calls Prohibition ‘Waste Of Substantial Money’The marijuana industry got a big boost on election night. Voters in California, Nevada, and Massachusetts legalized recreational pot.
Voters In Massachusetts, Nevada, And California Say ‘Yes’ To Recreational MarijuanaVoters in Massachusetts and California have approved ballot measures legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
NJ Senate President: Marijuana Legalization Could Be 'Game Changer' For State's EconomyNew Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he intends to take up the issue of legalizing marijuana in the state as soon as the next governor assumes office in 2018.