Tag: marijuana

NJ To Allow Cannabis for Rising Opioid Abuse

One week after New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled a series of initiatives he hopes will stem the troubling tide of the opioid epidemic, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO)...

February 6, 2019 | comments

NJ Takes Step Closer to Legal Marijuana

By Chris Rotolo | TRENTON – After months of discussion, false starts and delays, New Jersey took a giant step toward the legalization of recreational marijuana Monday, but two local legislators say...

December 3, 2018 | comments

Red Bank Mulls Potential Marijuana Dispensary Zones

By Natalie B. Anzarouth | RED BANK – Now that the borough has indicated it is open to welcoming medical marijuana facilities under the New Jersey Compassionate Use Marijuana Act,...

September 10, 2018 | comments

Oceanport Says No To Medical And Recreational Marijuana

By Chris Rotolo |  OCEANPORT – On the eve of “Weed Day,” an international holiday for cannabis consumption, the Borough Council took a stand against marijuana sales and production within its...

May 2, 2018 | comments

Two More Towns To Ban Cannabis Biz

By Jay Cook | OCEANPORT – Two more Two River-area towns have taken a stance on the issue of legalized cannabis. Oceanport and Rumson are moving forward with local legislation prohibiting...

March 12, 2018 | comments

Middletown Takes A Position on Cannabis

  By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – With Gov. Phil Murphy on a mission to legalize marijuana within 100 days of entering office, some towns across the state are reacting...

February 27, 2018 | comments

Local Leaders Wary of Recreational Weed

By Jay Cook | Gov. Phil Murphy has said he wants to legalize marijuana within 100 days of entering office. Now that he’s been inaugurated, some local governing bodies are...

February 5, 2018 | comments


Honoring Those Who Make A Difference in Our Communities By Thomas A. Arnone   While informing the residents of Monmouth County about the happenings and goings on within the county...

May 17, 2013 | comments