New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure to allow a recreational marijuana marketplace in the Garden State.
The legislation will now be sent to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign the bill. Once that happens, New Jersey cannabis businesses will be able to offer recreational weed within six months.
The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate passed the bill on Thursday.
The six-month time frame would be among the shortest wait times from legalization to “market open date” for a recreational cannabis state. In Massachusetts, it took over two years from the time a similar measure was approved to the opening of the state’s first cannabis dispensaries. Nevada took eight months.
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