Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Rhode Island

Betty Q. Hixson

Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee signed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in the state on May 25, 2022.  The new law took effect immediately.  Adults age 21 and older now can possess up to an ounce of cannabis, may grow cannabis within their primary residence (up to certain limits) and possess up […]

Ocean County NJ police prohibited from using legal marijuana

Betty Q. Hixson

TOMS RIVER — Ocean County sheriff’s officers are prohibited from using marijuana when off duty, despite a memo from acting New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin asserting that they can.  Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy has informed his police unions that there will be “ramifications” if an officer is discovered to have […]