New Jersey’s Decriminilation & Cannabis Legalization

New Jersey Cannabis Business

On February 22, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills changing the legal status of marijuana. These laws, which went into immediate effect, create a two-tier framework: Regulated cannabis. When the substance is bought, sold, and used under certain conditions, it is treated as “regulated cannabis” and fully legal in New Jersey. As a practical matter, […]

New Jersey Recreational Marijuana Laws

Cannabis Business in NJ

Recreational marijuana is now legal in New Jersey. The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (known as A21) was signed into law on February 22, 2021, by Governor Phil Murphy. Previously, voters in the state approved Ballot Question 1 to legalize cannabis in the November 2020 election. Additionally, two bills were passed accompanying the […]