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More than half of the towns and cities in New Jersey are opting out of opening legal cannabis businesses. The list includes Union City, North Caldwell, Middletown and Livingston.
"We have segments in our population that are honestly fearful about having retail in town," Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein said.
According to Klein, the state has not created regulations yet when it comes to legal marijuana and cannabis and his township is concerned.
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As of August 2019, there were more than 60 local ordinances banning either all marijuana sales and growth, or just recreational forms of the drug.
For many, the issue has been a polarizing one.
In Somerset County, a proposed ordinance in North Plainfield to ban recreational and medical marijuana retail stores and facilities was tabled at a Dec. 2018 meeting, according to the clerk's office.
has been one of the hottest issues in New Jersey since Phil Murphy took over in Trenton this year. At first he said he'd get it done in 100 days. Last week he walked that back, saying he wanted legalization .