On Election Night 2020, New Jersey voted to legalize marijuana, along with Arizona, Montana and South Dakota. That makes 15 states now that have made weed legal. Garden State voters approved a state constitutional amendment that will make it legal for the 21-and-over crowd to possess, use and sell recreational weed.
Jim Jones Has Questions About Legal Weed
Among those celebrating the results is rapper Jim Jones, a New York native who lives in New Jersey. While helping promote the Saucey Extracts brand, Jim asked about the legalization, “So how does this work wit probation lol lol.”
Medical Marijuana Was Already Legal In NJ
More than a decade ago, medical marijuana was legalized in New Jersey. There are currently a dozen licensed growers in New Jersey already, but legalizing weed for recreational use will no doubt create a boom market for cannabis.
Reports Claim Marijuana Could Increase COVID-19 Complications
When a report was released earlier this year that cannabis smokers could be at higher risk in regards to COVID-19, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz had questions. Mainly, he wanted to know why weed was singled out.
“What about cigarettes , cigars , heroin , crack , meth ?? Or only reefa ? ?Asking for a friend” -2 Chainz’s Instagram
Flashback: Redman Makes Compelling Weed-Over-Alcohol Argument
New Jersey native Redman has to be happy about the legalization vote. Last year, Redman debated why marijuana is a safer and medically beneficial option versus alcohol.