New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy outlined at the very least 5 adjustments he’d wish to see in a medical marijuana growth invoice at present into account by state lawmakers, together with the elimination of a 6.625% gross sales tax inside three years.
The adjustments, in accordance with NJ Advance Media, present extra specifics than beforehand reported.
Along with eliminating the gross sales tax, recommended adjustments embody:
- Rising the variety of cultivators from 23 within the present invoice to 36.
- Scratching the supply that might have allowed cannabis consumption lounges.
- Permitting solely dispensaries to supply house supply.
- Retaining program oversight with the state well being division till 2021, then transitioning to a Hashish Regulatory Fee.
Lawmakers are attempting to hash out an settlement with the governor to keep away from a possible veto of the invoice.
Within the meantime, Murphy’s administration has issued its personal plan to develop New Jersey’s MMJ program.
For extra particulars on how Murphy’s proposed adjustments examine to the present model of the invoice, click on right here.