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Supreme legislators are trying to pass a bill that would legalize marijuana in New Jersey, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney announced on Wednesday morning.
they will ask voters for 2020 November amend the constitution of the state to be legitimate.
Meanwhile, the lawmakers have two accounts related to it, extending Garden State's medical marijuana program and pushing down the population of up to five pounds in the case of people with previous convictions.
Sweeney and his fellow Democrats, who led the state legislature, spent months trying to get enough votes for p. donkey bill that would allow entertaining marijuana lawfully for 21
"There is no point in pushing this out," said Sloey's press conference in Trenton, Sloughester. I'm disappointed. "
" We did everything we could, "he added.
Sweeney said he expected voters to vote on the vote next autumn. New Jersey residents support the legalization of marijuana.
NJ Advance Media first reported Sweeney's plans on Wednesday morning.
Of the 10 countries that have already legalized the pot, everything except one – Vermont did it by asking voters. However, Murphy and legislators argue that the legislative direction would give them more flexibility to create and change the laws governing the new industry.
However, the legislators of both political parties opposed, and in March, the lawmakers opposed it. and the hope of the last few weeks that a new voice will take place
"I'm very disappointed," said Sweeney. "But people have very strong beliefs and feelings."
Sweeney and State Assembly Chairman Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, linked a recreational account with the most popular medical and expedition accounts, hoping to get more support for legalizing weeds.
Murphy said he had "no choice" but to use an enforcement order himself to expand the state's medical pot program if in May.
On Monday, the Murphy administration announced that next week the State Health Department would have a new legal power to expand the supply and demand for medical cannabis in New Jersey.
Meanwhile, the lawmakers of both countries have publicly announced in recent days:
"It's time to turn," said Secretary of State Dean O Scanlon, R-Monmouth, at a press conference on Tuesday.
But on Wednesday, Sweeney blamed Murphy's accusation of having a vote on a recreational account. He said he had asked the governor not to report that he was going to expand the medical weed if it was in May. The vote failed, fearing that there would be a reason for the legislators not to vote for a recreational bill. However, Sweeney said Murphy "did not listen".
"After the governor announced medical development, it was much more," said Sweeney, who is involved in the growing confusion with Murphy on tax breaks.
Murphy's Office said the governor turned to Sweeney's report at an unrelated news conference later
Expanding the bill consists of Murphy's and other top democrats' efforts to ensure social justice is improved by legalizing the pot. Murphy often refers to statistics showing that the colored population is three times more likely to be arrested for marijuana violations than white people
There is plenty of time to ask voters to adopt a constitutional amendment in November this year to legalize weeds. this year, voting will be voted on and will probably be low and older in turn.
Instead, the President of the Senate said it would be next November, when presidential elections are expected to hold more and more young people.  Scott Rudder, New Jersey CannaBusiness Ass President of Occupation, said that his group "was clearly disappointed that adult legalization was included in the back."
However, Rudder added: "we Thanks for continuing the medical cannabis reform, and the patients will eventually have more opportunities to participate in a more accessible program.
NJ Advance Media st. Writers Matt Arco Payton Giuon Susan K. Liv and Justin Zaremba contributed to this report 19659006] ] Brent Johnson email@example.com . Follow it on Twitter & # 39; e @ johnsb01
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