Tag: Jersey

Attorneys Offer Free Expungement Services at New Jersey Event

A trio of dedicated attorneys—Andrew Cooper of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP, Michael Hoffman of The Hoffman Centers PC, and John Williams of the Law Office of John D. Williams—are donating their time to help people expunge their records at an upcoming cannabis convention in New Jersey. People currently sit in prison for cannabis-related convictions […]

New Jersey Cannabis Tax Revenue Provides $5 Million to Violence Prevention

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin recently revealed an initiative that provides a total of $15 million to support Community-Based Violence Intervention (CBVI) programs, a portion of which comes from a dedicated cannabis tax fund. According to a press release, Murphy has helped facilitate the use of more than $40 […]

New Jersey Officer Reinstated After Being Fired For Positive Cannabis Drug Test

A police officer in Jersey City, New Jersey was fired for testing positive for THC in a drug test. Last week, that officer was reinstated to his position with back pay. Norhan Mansour was fired well after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey in 2021 (with sales beginning […]

New Jersey Lawmakers File Bill Expanding Cannabis Data Collection for Cops

A New Jersey government official wants to keep track of your entire relationship with cannabis in an effort to tackle stoned driving, the New Jersey Monitor reports. Assemblywoman Shanique Speight (D) wants to create a division tasked with compiling data, such as information on any arrests made for driving under the influence where cannabis is […]

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