Interview: State senator who wants to enable NJ residents to grow their own weed

The state Cannabis Regulatory Commission, which is tasked with drafting the regulations and guidelines for the future industry in New Jersey, met Tuesday for the third time. Even as it proceeds with its work, lawmakers continue tweaking the legislation that made adult recreational use legal, like addressing current laws on home-grow.

Of the states with a legal weed program, New Jersey is the only one that bans growing marijuana plants at home. State Sen. Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) introduced a bill that would allow those age 21 and older to grow a set amount on their own.

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