Danielsen on Marijuana Legalization Hearing: ‘We will hear all Viewpoints and Continue to Get an Education’

Additional Saturday Hearings set for Rowan University and Bergen County Community College

(TRENTON) – Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-Middlesex/Somerset), chairman of the Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee released the following statement Monday after the committee heard testimony on the impact of potential marijuana legalization:

“I want to thank everyone who testified for their input. This was a great start to the Assembly’s work on this issue, and I look forward to more debate in the weeks ahead. We heard several hours of productive and invaluable discussion that will prove helpful as we consider all arguments.
“We started as a blank state, and the committee received a great education, but it’s just the beginning. The committee will hold three additional hearings across the slate.
“All the hearings will be on Saturday – starting with April 21 at Rowan University and then May 12 at Bergen County Community College. A third location in central New Jersey will be determined.
“This is an important civil justice, health care and law enforcement issue. We will hear all viewpoints and continue to get an education.”