TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey lawmakers will consider a plan Monday to implement new marijuana laws.
Garden State voters approved the legal use of recreation marijuana in the November election.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
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The current plan would cap the number of commercial cultivators at 37 for the first two years.
It would also direct the bulk of tax revenue to benefit poorer communities most affected by harsh drug laws of previous years.MORE NEWS: After Almost 2 Years, New York Philharmonic Returns For 180th Season
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