New Jersey Sees Substantial Drop In Arrests For Small-Time Marijuana Dealing Following Rec Use Legalization
Recreational marijuana sales went into effect in New Jersey in April 2021. Over a year later, marijuana arrests for selling small amounts has drastically declined – from 2,117 to 34 – reported Politico, citing data obtained from the state Judiciary.
The same data revealed that the number of arrests for possession between one ounce and five pounds – which is more than permitted under the state law – dropped to 556 from 1,492.
People caught selling less than an ounce of marijuana are issued a written warning, while …