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The New York Times has a piece up discussing a New Jersey lawsuit against Smith & Wesson. "She places her gun in a red leather handbag and gets into her car. The gun, in her bag, sits in the front seat of the vehicle as she drives to work. She then brings the gun, still in the bag, to a meeting with colleagues at the office. She then takes the gun, in her bag, to lunch, where she sits at an outdoor cafe. After that, she goes to the gym — and the gun comes with her. Finally, she goes to a shootin...
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Vaccine Supply Will 'Explode' Around Easter, Murphy Says

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the supply of COVID-19 vaccines will “explode” around Easter.
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Lawmakers Set Public Hearings for New Jersey's 2022 Budget

New Jersey lawmakers have scheduled public hearings on Gov. Phil Murphy’s $44.8 billion spending plan.
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Will NJ Gov veto a bill to repeal mandatory minimums for certain non-violent crimes because it repeals too many?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by this local story reporting on notable legislative developments our of New Jersey, headlined "Bill to end mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes in N.J. now goes to Murphy’s desk."  Here are highlights of a story with so many interesting elements (with links from the original and my emphasis added): A landmark criminal justice bill that would end mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes in New Jersey, including non-violent drug ...
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Democrats in a bind over Cuomo allegations

By Steve Peoples | Associated Press NEW YORK — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration’s response to the exploding pandemic last year. Now, the Democratic governor is struggling through a sexual harassment scandal that’s testing the limits of his party’s support as Democrats grapple with one of the first political headaches of the post-Trump era. So far, few Democrats have come to ...
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NJ Schools Must Teach Diversity, Inclusion Under New Law

New Jersey school districts must incorporate instruction on diversity and inclusion under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed Monday.
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Teachers, Transportation Workers OK to Get Shot March 15

 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says teachers and public transportation workers will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on March 15.
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A Look at NJ's Budget Proposal: Taxes, Schools, Pension

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s $44.8 billion budget proposal, unveiled last week, is a boon for retired public sector retirees, thousands of middle class residents and schools across the state.
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N.J. could get 70K doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine next week if it’s approved, Murphy says

'Quite simply, an approval of Johnson & Johnson’s application would be a game-changer,' Gov. Phil Murphy said.
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New Jersey finally legalizes

Canada-based marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis pulled off a high sales volume during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic Denver Post via Getty Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Happy Friday readers,This week was dominated by the news that New Jersey finally legalized cannabis, months...
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United States: Off-Duty Recreational Cannabis Use To Be Protected In New Jersey - Littler Mendelson

After contentious negotiations, Governor Phil Murphy has signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory,
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United States: Recreational Marijuana Is Legal In New Jersey: What Employers Need To Know - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (CREAMMA).
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Don't deny yourself a vaccine because of guilt or shame around a high BMI. If you're eligible, go for it.

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Having obesity, or a BMI over 30, makes you eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in some states.  But BMI's faults as a metric of health, stigma, and lack of awareness are holding some people back.  The system is imperfect, but you didn't make it. Getting the shot if you're able benefits us all.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The other day, Clare Rager texted five of her girlfriends. "I'm going to be eligible for the vaccine purely be...
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Murphy Proposes $44.8B Budget, Boosting Pension, School Aid

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled a $44.8 billion budget proposal, seeking to boost spending by nearly 9% on a host of programs, including the public pension, school aid and a $500 tax rebate to nearly 800,000 families.
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'A new beginning': New Jersey becomes 13th state to legalize recreational marijuana, dismissing 'broken, indefensible' laws

New Jersey is the 13th state to legalize weed, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a marijuana legalization into law.       [Author: Asbury Park Press]
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New Jersey governor signs bill to legalize pot

New Jersey just became the 13th state in the nation to legalize marijuana. Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill to legalize the use and possession of pot today, saying in a statement: "Our current marijuana prohibition laws have failed every test of social justice, which is why for years I've strongly supported the legalization of adult-use cannabis. — Read the rest
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New Jersey governor signs law decriminalizing marijuana use for those 21 years and older

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed bills to legalize and regulate marijuana use for those 21 and older, decriminalize possession of limited amounts of marijuana and clarify marijuana and cannabis use and possession penalties for those younger than 21.
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After Long Wait, New Jersey Moves Ahead on Recreational Pot

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law legislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcohol.
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New Jersey Governor Signs Legislation Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

By Barbara GoldbergMAPLEWOOD, N.J. (Reuters) - Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday making New Jersey the latest U.S. state to...
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Gov. Phil Murphy officially legalizes weed in New Jersey

Following three years of failed legislative attempts, tax negotiations and protracted legal battles, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills...
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New Jersey governor signs bills legalizing marijuana

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) has signed into law legislation legalizing and regulating the use and possession of marijuana for...
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Murphy signs N.J. legal weed bills, ending 3-year saga

Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legal marijuana bill into law after several stops and starts that left many doubting it would become a reality.
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New Jersey Governor Signs Laws to Set up Marijuana Market

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law legislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcohol.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Legislation That Sets up Recreational Marijuana Marketplace, Loosens Drug Penalties

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs legislation that sets up recreational marijuana marketplace, loosens drug penalties.
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The Latest: Sports, Events in New Jersey to Soon Allow Fans

Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday fans will be allowed to attend sports and entertainment events at New Jersey’s largest facilities in limited numbers starting next week.
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The Latest: Israel to issue badges as proof of vaccination

By The Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel unveiled a plan on Saturday to allow people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend cultural events, fly abroad and go to health clubs and restaurants. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the plan at a news conference on Saturday night, saying those who have been vaccinated will be able to download the “green badge” in the coming days. “The green badge is gradually opening up the country,” Netanyahu said. Israel has conducted ...
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The Latest: Mexico health official tests positive for virus

By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — The official leading Mexico’s response to the pandemic says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López-Gatell tweeted Saturday that he had light COVID-19 symptoms on Friday night and an antigen test came out positive. He was awaiting the results of a PCR test, which takes longer to process and is generally more accurate.. “I’ll be working from home,’ López-Gatell said, adding that he was involved in Mexico’s vaccination...
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The Latest: Nevada brothel owners seek state’s OK to reopen

By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in America where someone could legally pay for sex. These days, even in the state known for sin, the business is taboo. Legal brothels have been shuttered for nearly a year, leaving sex workers to offer less-lucrative alternatives like online dates or nonsexual escort services. While the business of legal bordellos may seem incompatible with social dista...
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Winter Storm Delays COVID-19 Vaccines in New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy says the winter storm that brought snow, ice and frigid temperatures across the country this week has disrupted COVID-19 vaccine distribution in New Jersey.
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Deadline for Murphy to Act on Marijuana Bill Delayed Again

For a third time, the Democrat-led Assembly has moved a deadline for Gov. Phil Murphy to act on legislation setting up New Jersey’s recreational marijuana plan.
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