New Jersey voters approve amendment legalizing marijuana

TRENTON, N. J. (AP) — New Jersey voters said yes to an amendment Tuesday legalizing recreational marijuana. The ballot question means that New Jersey will join the District of Columbia and 11 other states to legalizing cannabis. Under the amendment, only those 21 and older could legally buy and use the drug. It’s unclear when cannabis will be available because legislation must first be passed in order to set up the new marijuana market.

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