NJ Advances Legal Pot Bill Amid Drug Testing Concerns

By Bill Wichert (November 9, 2020, 10:45 PM EST) -- Two New Jersey legislative committees on Monday advanced a bill to create a regulated system for selling adult-use recreational marijuana in what supporters said would bring social justice and financial benefits to the Garden State, but the proposal has raised concerns about protecting employees who test positive for cannabis but are not impaired.

Nearly a week after voters overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment legalizing cannabis for adult use, Sen. Paul Sarlo, D-Bergen, cited the potential impacts of such testing on employees during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, noting that marijuana remains in one's system for a certain period of time....

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