N.J. cannabis industry faces showdown between regulators and Big Weed

New Jersey cannabis regulators last week once again fined a large cannabis operator and chastised others for alleged union violations, while legislative sources say the president of the state Senate has been unhappy with those moves by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission and may seek to change how it’s structured.

State Senate President Nick Scutari, D-Union, has mulled pushing a bill to revamp parts of the commission — including possibly making it part-time — during the state Legislature’s current lame-duck session, according to two legislative sources with direct knowledge of the situation who were granted anonymity to speak candidly about the issue.

 

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