Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana Must Advance Quickly, and Legislation to Implement Marijuana Legalization in NJ Must Center Racial and Social Justice

Advocates urged lawmakers to center racial and social justice in legalization and decriminalize marijuana immediately. More »

Groundbreaking Public Health Credit Law Goes Into Effect

A first-of-its-kind law went into effect today in New Jersey implementing groundbreaking public health emergency credits, which will allow for the early release of incarcerated people nearing the end of their sentences during the public health crisis of COVID-19. More »

New Jersey Voters Approve Cannabis Legalization

New Jerseyans passed a constitutional amendment legalizing cannabis through a ballot question on Nov. 3, signaling the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition in the Garden State. Now, lawmakers must pass legislation to implement the constitutional amendment and create a regulated industry. More »

NJ Public Health Credits Law Signed, Setting National Standard for COVID-19 in Prisons

Gov. Murphy signed nationally historic legislation to expedite the release of incarcerated people nearing the end of their sentences to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  More »

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