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New Jersey Business & Industry Association Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas issued the following statement regarding the signing of adult-use cannabis reform bills into law today. “We are disappointed that the enabling legislation signed today to create an adult-use cannabis market falls short on allowing businesses to effectively maintain drug-free workplaces, as they are […]
On behalf of our member companies that provide 1 million jobs in the state and make the New Jersey Business & Industry Association the largest statewide business association in the country, we are writing to ask you to please accept our proposed amendments to A-5342 concerning the regulation of cannabis. These amendments would resolve the workplace safety issues that […]
Legislation that would create the organizational and regulatory system for legalizing marijuana by adults was advanced by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. NJBIA testified in opposition to the bill, S-21, because of concerns that amendments have weakened an employer’s ability to maintain a drug-free workplace, even in safety-sensitive industries. “NJBIA believes that maintaining workplace safety, through drug free […]
As the vote-counting continued Wednesday and the nation waited to learn who its next president would be, New Jersey’s business community was already focused on a sea change in public policy coming in 2021 now that Garden State voters have overwhelmingly approved the Nov. 3 ballot question to legalize the cultivation, processing, sale and use of recreational marijuana here next year. Benjamin Dworkin, director of the Rowan Institute for Public […]