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Major state legislators postpone efforts to adopt a bill that would legalize marijuana in New Jersey, Sen. President Steven Swin said Wednesday morning.
they will ask voters in November 2020 to amend the state constitution to make Burroughs legal.
Meanwhile, legislators are moving forward with two relevant bills that will expand the program of medical marijuana in the Sadovaya State and exclude records of residents from past beliefs
Soini and his compatriot democrats who head the state legislature have been trying to gather enough votes for months A law that will make recreational marijuana legal for people over the age of 21
"It makes no sense to delay it," said D-Gloucester at a Statehouse conference in Trenton. I'm disappointed. "
" We did our best, "he added.
NJ Advance Media first reported on plans for Suingney on Wednesday morning
Of the 10 states , which are already legalized All but one, Vermont, did this by asking voters, but Murphy and lawmakers say that the adoption of the legislative path will give them greater flexibility in the creation and modification of laws governing the new industry.
Legislators of both political parties, However, they strongly opposed […] and hopes for a new vote disappeared in recent weeks.
"I'm very disappointed," Sui said, "but people have very strong convictions and feelings."
Sweeney and State Assembly Speaker Craig Koflin, D-Middlesex, introduced a recreational bill to more popular medical bills and bills to destroy, hoping to gather more support for the legalization of bourgeois.
Murphy said that he would not have "choice" but to use an executive order in order to expand the state sanitary program if the vote did not take place in May, as more patients need help.
On Monday, the Murphy administration announced that the State Department of Health will have new legal mandates next week to expand supply and demand for medical cannabis in New Jersey.
Meanwhile, lawmakers on both sides publicly pushing the public
"Time to turn," said Sen. Declan O'Scalon, R-Monmouth, at a press conference on Tuesday.
But Sweeney's party lly accused Murphy on Wednesday for calling the poll on a recreational account to be scuttled. He said he had asked the governor not to declare that he would extend the medical boom himself if the vote in May did not take place, fearing that this would give lawmakers the reason not to vote for a bill on recreation. But, Sveni said, Murphy "did not obey."
"After the governor announced the medical expansion, it was largely over," said Swiney, who fell into the escalation of hostility with Murphy.
Murphy's office said that the governor would turn to Suingney's statement at an unforgettable press conference later that day.
The release law is part of the efforts of Murphy and other leading Democrats to ensure social justice. improves by legalizing the pan. Murphy often provides statistical data showing that color residents are three times more likely to be arrested for marijuana crimes than white ones.
There is plenty of time to ask voters this November to approve a constitutional amendment that legalizes storm's.
Instead, the president of the Senate stated that it would happen next November, when the presidential election is expected to attract more and younger turnout.
Scott Rudder, president of the New Jersey Government, Cannock Business As stated that his group "was clearly disappointed that adult legalization was used on the way back."
But, Rud, added that it is gratifying that the reform of medical cannabis is moving forward, and patients will finally have more access and will be able to participate in a more accessible program. "
NJ Advance Media Matt Arco Peyton Jeon Susan K. Livio and Justin Zaremba contributed to this report.
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