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So much for the coastal elites thinking they can show Middle America how to get things done.
Legalization seemed a certainty a year ago but political infighting and unflinching legalization opponents doomed the effort.
New Jersey Needs at Least 15 More Cultivators to Supply Projected Increase in Medical Marijuana Patients
The Garden State anticipates the number of patients will triple, and more likely will increase five-fold, in the next three years.
There is consensus in the Garden State that marijuana should not be a crime but no agreement on how to legalize and regulate an enormous new market.
There are few active opponents but many key legalization advocates see shortcomings in the legislation.
The Garden State has been on the cusp of legalization since last year. It's looking like it will really happen.
The prospects for legalized recreational marijuana are uncertain in the Garden State but there is broad agreement that medical marijuana is humane and should be widely available to those it can help.
Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for governor, was emphatic about his commitment to legalizing marijuana. He won by a wide margin.