legalized marijuana

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Dan Wing
June 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Medical marijuana has been legal in Delaware for nearly a decade, but the 'First State' is now one step closer to approving weed for recreational purposes too. The goal of bill sponsors is to keep pot out of the hands of minors. The bill got approval from the...
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Jim Melwert and Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
May 23, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's statewide listening tour is over, Gov. Tom Wolf told KYW Newsradio Pennsylvanians would now "like to see some movement" on marijuana. The report is currently being written, he said. Fetterman visited every county in the state and...
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May 20, 2019 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking point and selling point this year in New York and...
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David Madden
May 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey lawmakers have ceased efforts to push for a bill to pass recreational marijuana in the Garden State. The measure will now be up to voters in 2020. State Senate President Steve Sweeney has been pushing since February to try and muster enough votes needed to...
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David Madden
May 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hopes for a vote on recreational marijuana in New Jersey this month — as promised by proponents of the concept — are all but gone. And it appears voters may get to decide on the question. A source has confirmed what has been speculation in Trenton: There is “...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
March 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey college is teaming up with the state's budding cannabis community, hoping to prepare workers for the new cannabis industry in the state. The Atlantic Cape Community College is collaborating with the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association. READ: Got an...
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medical marijuana
David Madden
October 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey officials in charge of the Medicinal Marijuana Program are getting the word out. Consumers can now find out how much their cannabis will cost before they go to a dispensary to pick it up. Some 33,000 people are signed up under the program, which is doled...
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Gov. Phil Murphy announces his major economic agenda on Oct. 1, 2018 in Nutley, New Jersey.
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Ian Bush
October 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This could be the month New Jersey takes a big step toward legalizing recreational marijuana — at least that's what Gov. Phil Murphy suggests, echoing the forecast from the state's top lawmaker. Oct. 29 is the date Senate President Steve Sweeney has said he expects a...
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David Madden
July 20, 2018 - 10:18 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio ) -- New Jersey health officials are looking to double the number of companies involved in growing and dispensing medical marijuana in the state. There are now a half dozen dispensaries, two each in North, Central and South Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy's instructed...
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Recreational Marijuana
July 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A study in the Annals of Internal Medicine has a warning for states considering the legalization of recreational marijuana. They suggest that there is a need for what...
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