New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday finally signed a law to implement a projected $1 billion recreational marijuana market, hours after lawmakers agreed on a “clean-up measure” that had held up the process for months.
Adult-use Sales could begin before year-end.
New Jersey is poised to become the largest marijuana market on the East Coast – unless and until New York legalizes adult use.
The New Jersey Senate and Assembly approved a bill that calls for penalties for underage marijuana and alcohol use, a provision that Murphy insisted on before he would sign the implementation measure.