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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Public Hearings on Classification of Marijuana as a Controlled Substance

The Division of Consumer Affairs will be holding “informal conferences” April 19 and April 24 to solicit public comments on how marijuana is classified under state law and whether any change in its classification status is warranted.

The Division of Consumer Affairs will be holding “informal conferences” to solicit public comments on how marijuana is classified under state law and whether any change in its classification status is warranted. Rescheduling a drug can affect how strictly it is regulated; any action by the Division will not result in its legalization or decriminalization. The conferences will be held:

Thursday, April 19, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Division of Consumer Affairs
124 Halsey Street
6th Floor Morris Room
Newark, NJ

Tuesday, April 24 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Richard J Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market Street
Attorney General's Library - Sixth Floor
Trenton, NJ 08611

If you wish to speak, it is strongly suggested that you pre-register by contacting Maryann Sheehan, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Consumer Affairs, PO Box 45027, Newark, NJ 07101 or electronically at www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Proposals/Pages/default.aspx no later than April 12, 2018. Written comments can also be submitted to the above, no later than April 12, 2018.

For more information, visit DCA's website.

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