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Here Are 5 Things That Need to Happen for New Jersey to Legalize Marijuana

Eight state lawmakers ventured out to Colorado last week to see for themselves the impact legalized marijuana has had on the state’s economy, government and public safety.

The all returned impressed, and the state’s second most influential elected official, Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) said he sees it being a “game-changer” for job creation.

“I was on board before we went, but I am absolutely sold that this industry can be regulated. It’s safe, it’s well managed. Colorado has done an amazing job,” Sweeney said.

Here is a look at what likely needs to happen for New Jersey to legalize recreational pot.

1. Introduce a new legalization bill that borrows from Colorado’s best ideas and learns from its mistakes.

[Read more at NJ.com]
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