Legalize Recreational Marijuana in N.J.? Supporters to Pitch for it at Hearing

Eighteen months after proposing a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, state Sen. Nicholas Scutari will preside over a hearing Monday that allows only supporters to testify.

“I am going to start positive, then open up the floor to the people are against it,” said Scutari (D-Union). Opponents will get their turn at a future hearing, he said.

With a governor who firmly opposes legalizing recreational marijuana use, there is plenty of time to give everybody who wants to speak out a chance to do so, he said. He admits he thinks opponents offer “shallow arguments” to make their point.

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