Less than two weeks after the New Jersey Marijuana Decriminalization Law officially went into effect calling for more lenient penalties for small amounts of possession, the judiciary has vacated or dismissed nearly 88,000 such cases related to certain marijuana and hashish convictions or pending cases.

On Feb. 22, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills changing the legal status of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over in the Garden State.

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