420 with CNW – New Jersey Lawmakers Now Say Voters Will Have Final Say on Marijuana Legalization

420 with CNW – New Jersey Lawmakers Now Say Voters Will Have Final Say on Marijuana Legalization

In New Jersey, lawmakers are abandoning plans of legalizing marijuana through the legislature and are now looking to enter the proposal on the 2020 ballot for the voters to decide. On Monday, President of the Senate, Steve Sweeny and the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Scutari (D) in a press release said that their efforts to gather more support for the measure did not bear any fruit which is why they have filed a motion to allow New Jersey residents to vote on the matter in a referendum. In their press release, the leaders said that they are seeking for approval to enter the measure of legalizing adult-use cannabis on the 2020 ballot. The legislation seeking for a public referendum was introduced in the legislature on Monday. The proposal will lead to the establishment of a system that permits people to buy and use cannabis recreationally and responsibly. They further said that the measure would make it possible for the state to control and ensure that retail outlets are selling safe products. It would also limit marijuana sales to adults only. The state of New Jersey would also be in a position to impose sales tax on marijuana sales. According to…

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