Last updated: March 12, 2020

Marijuana legalization in New Jersey

Is marijuana legal in New Jersey?

Medical marijuana is legal in New Jersey. Recreational marijuana is illegal, but will be voted on in November 2020.

In New Jersey, Medical Marijuana has been legal since 2010 in some limited form, and those medical conditions were expanded through 2019.

On the Ballot in November 2020 is New Jersey Resolution 183, “Constitutional Amendment to Legalize Marijuana.”

A coalition of activist groups will push for the resolution to pass this November. The coalition, called “NJ CAN 2020” will include representatives from New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform, including the ACLU of New Jersey, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, the Latino Action Network, the American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp, Law Enforcement Action Partnership, the NAACP New Jersey State Conference and the NJ CannaBusiness Association, according to NJ.com.

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