In 2010, New Jersey solidified its place as the 14th state to approve medical marijuana. On that day, Governor Jon Corzine signed into law the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CUMMA), granting safe access to medical cannabis for qualifying patients.
As of right now, only medical marijuana is legal in New Jersey. However, a referendum for cannabis legalization is on the ballot for the November 2020 election. Polls have shown a majority approval, so chances of recreational cannabis being legal soon in the Garden State are still high. Be sure to check back frequently for updates in 2020!