Sweeney Wants to Move Ahead with Solo Medical Marijuana Bill

0
7
This post was originally published on this site

Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) is convening a press conference right now announcing a separation of the medical marijuana bill, according to Dan Munoz of NJBIZ.

Sweeney says the votes aren’t there for adult-use legalization.

He wants to put it on referendum for 2020.

Tweeted Munoz:

“Sen. Sweeney announces the state will move ahead with the medical marijuana bill by itself, following pressure yesterday from GOP lawmakers.”

Sweeney tweeted:

“We will move forward with the expansion of our medical cannabis program as well as the progressive social justice reforms in the expungement legislation. We will not, however, pursue the legalization of adult use marijuana at this time.”

The post Sweeney Wants to Move Ahead with Solo Medical Marijuana Bill appeared first on Insider NJ.