Lawmakers Reach Deal For Legal Recreational Marijuana in NJ

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The Garden State could become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana use under a deal stricken by state lawmakers. State Sen. Nichalos Scutari said that Governor Phil Murphy and state assembly leaders have come to agreements on portions of a proposal to legalize pot. Sticking points for the deal included a by-the-ounce tax on marijuana and an authority to regulate sales.  Scutari told News 4 that a bill will be written over the next few days.

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