WOTC candidates debate term limits, marijuana

WOTC candidates debate term limits, marijuana

WEST ORANGE, NJ — There are three open seats on the ballot for the West Orange Township Council, and the seven candidates debated one another virtually in a Sept. 30 event moderated by members of the West Orange Youth Caucus. Challengers Bill Rutherford, Tammy Williams, Susan Scarpa, Brent Scott and Monica Perkowski are running against […]

Experts discuss medical marijuana on WO panel

Experts discuss medical marijuana on WO panel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Councilwoman Cindy Matute-Brown hosted a forum about medical marijuana at West Orange High School on Sept. 25, providing the public an opportunity to hear from panelists about the updated state medical marijuana laws and how they will affect zoning laws in West Orange. On the panel was Mark Moon, an attorney […]

NJ committees approve pot legalization

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, Nov. 26, the New Jersey Senate and Assembly majorities voted to move ahead with the Marijuana Legalization Act legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. Nicholas Scutari and state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, that would make marijuana use legal for adults age 21 and older. Scutari represents the 22nd Legislative District, which […]

BOT is pro medical marijuana sale in town

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As New Jersey seeks six additional alternative treatment centers, the South Orange Board of Trustees passed a resolution to allow medical marijuana businesses to apply to set up a dispensary in the village. Five of the six trustees gathered Monday, Aug. 20, in a special meeting scheduled just a few days […]