New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a minimum of 5 modifications he’d wish to see in a medical marijuana enlargement invoice presently into account by state lawmakers, together with the elimination of a 6.625% gross sales tax inside three years.
The modifications, based on NJ Advance Media, present extra specifics than beforehand reported.
Along with eliminating the gross sales tax, prompt modifications embrace:
- Rising the variety of cultivators from 23 within the present invoice to 36.
- Scratching the availability that might have allowed cannabis consumption lounges.
- Permitting solely dispensaries to supply dwelling supply.
- Maintaining program oversight with the state well being division till 2021, then transitioning to a Hashish Regulatory Fee.
Lawmakers are attempting to hash out an settlement with the governor to keep away from a possible veto of the invoice.
Within the meantime, Murphy’s administration has issued its personal plan to broaden New Jersey’s MMJ program.
For extra particulars on how Murphy’s proposed modifications examine to the present model of the invoice, click on right here.