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NJ gov finally signs law legalizing recreational marijuana after 3-year wait - but it could be MONTHS before it takes effect

9 days ago   |   By RT

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has finally followed through on a long-standing promise to legalize pot - or at least decriminalize it. Or did he? State residents have been promised a lot more than what they're getting.
Murphy announced on Monday he had signed legislation that would launch a recreational marijuana marketplace and finally legalize the drug's use by adults , fulfilling a promise he made three years ago.
New Jersey's broken & indefensible marijuana laws are no more.
Today, I signed historic legislation to:
✅Legalize adult-use cannabis
✅Decriminalize marijuana possession in...
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New Jersey to Have Legal Marijuana Sales in a Year After Governor Signs Bills

New Jersey to Have Legal Marijuana Sales in a Year After Governor Signs Bills

9 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Governor Phil Murphy on Monday signed bills legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey, an initiative bottled up in the legislature for months. Adult access will be allowed in about 12 months.
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When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

NEW YORK - When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure in a London hospital Read more ...

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

CHICAGO - More vaccination appointments will be available starting Thursday at two different locations. Starting Thursday afternoon, people will be able to start booking their... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in the hospital for "treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.” Read more ...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

Police in New Zealand have detained two individuals accused of making online threats against two Mosques in the city of Christchurch, both of which were the scene of the... Read more ...

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier - who was discharged from the military last year - was found dead in her home on Wednesday, officials said. Byun Hui-su was found... Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

The bill would require states to offer mail-in ballots, same-day voter registration and a minimum of 15 days of early voting. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...