New Jersey Recreational Marijuana Laws

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 […]

New Jersey’s Decriminalization & Cannabis Legalization

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, […]

Marijuana Is Legal In New Jersey: Consume Responsibly


Responsibly using Cannabis under safe and normal circumstances can have desirable effects. The objective for many cannabis users include feelings of well-being, mild disorientation, or increased appetite. The THC in cannabis is a psychoactive compound that affects movement, balance, coordination, and judgment so safety is key to enjoying recreational cannabis while avoiding negative outcomes.  Driving […]

The History of Cannabis in New Jersey


New Jersey has recently legalized recreational marijuana. With the passing of Senate Bill 24, New Jersey joins eight other states that have legalized cannabis for adults over the age of 21. This means that you can now purchase and consume marijuana legally for personal use. But how did we get to this point? What does […]