One marijuana opponent in New Jersey claims the real problem with legalization is that people might bring it into the bedroom.
“If in fact we legalize recreational marijuana, right across the street from my office they’re going to put up stores,” Senator Ron Rice (D) told NJTV News recently. “They want to call them dispensaries, but they’re going to be stores that do retail selling cupcakes with marijuana, candies with marijuana, sex toys and oils with marijuana, lipsticks with marijuana, all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.”
Rice leads the Legislative Black Caucus, which is staunchly opposed to legalizing recreational cannabis in New Jersey. His comments come after Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D) proposed some amendments to the legalization bill introduced Senator Nick Scutari (D). Holley was part of a team that visited Colorado to evaluate the legal cannabis market there and see how things could move