By Paul Mulshine | Star-Ledger Columnist When the effort to legalize marijuana in New Jersey passed the state Senate last week it did so without Republican votes. Aren’t Republicans supposed to believe in free markets? I fear the Grand Old Party is a bit confused on this issue. The confusion traces back to the Reagan administration. Back then, the government … [Read more...] about Instead of opposing marijuana legalization Republicans should have pushed for a free market in weed
Last week the Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz, said a vote in the state House of Representatives on bringing tolls back to Connecticut will take place soon, but votes on legalizing marijuana and adding casinos will probably wait until 2019. How is this possible? I’m surprised that legislators would be pushing this agenda yet again in Connecticut. On April 5th, … [Read more...] about Tolls Over Adult-Consumption?
The fight for legalization is hardly over with HB 5394 passing favorably from the Appropriations Committee. It was exciting to hear that we made history, but so far that is all that has happened. It is symbolic of potential change. Let us not forget the vote was close...27-24 in favor. How much more inaction and complacency are state residents expected to allow in Hartford? … [Read more...] about Legalization Fight Continues in CT
Do you support the legalization of cannabis in CT? Let your legislators know your stance on Bill 5394. This bill will be heard by the Appropriations Committee on March 28th, 2018. Raised Bill No. 5394: AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGALIZATION AND REGULATION OF THE RETAIL SALE OF MARIJUANA. Statement of Purpose: To develop a plan to legalize and regulate the retail … [Read more...] about Support for Raised Bill No 5394
Weekend News Recap This week wrapped up with the glooming reality of a United States Federal Government shutdown. While politicians in Washington DC are fighting over the budget, we, the citizens, are set to pay the price. Let’s hope they can find level ground to move us forward. Only time will tell if we can get a resolution this week. As some Government employees are heading … [Read more...] about Weekend News Recap