New Jersey Votes to Legalize Marijuana

Recreational marijuana will soon be legal in New Jersey.

Voters in the state have approved a constitutional amendment that will allow people 21 years and older to buy pot.

Governor Phil Murphy called it “a huge step forward for racial and social justice and our economy.”

Three years ago, Murphy campaigned on legalizing marijuana. He was unable to strike a deal with the state legislature however, so lawmakers left it up to the voters.

It’s unclear when it’ll become legal.

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