Phil Murphy

New Jersey Lawmakers Admit Failure on Weed Legalization, Will Let Voters Decide in 2020

Legalization seemed a certainty a year ago but political infighting and unflinching legalization opponents doomed the effort.

New Jersey Inches Closer to Legalizing Marijuana Without Voter Referendum

There is consensus in the Garden State that marijuana should not be a crime but no agreement on how to legalize and regulate an enormous new market.

New Jersey Voters Likely Just Approved Legalized Marijuana

Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for governor, was emphatic about his commitment to legalizing marijuana. He won by a wide margin.