New Jersey lawmakers are due to vote Monday on a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. The measure needs to pass both chambers of the state house. If it does, New Jersey would join 10 other states and D.C. that already legalized pot. Meg Oliver reports. Watch “CBS This Morning” HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR Download the CBS News
William Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, said he supports a federal ban on marijuana but wouldn’t target businesses in states where cannabis is legal. Erik Altieri, the executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, joins CBSN to discuss his stance. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews
Dozens of retailers in California have been licensed to begin selling recreational marijuana on New Year’s Day. Emily Dufton, author of “Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America,” joined CBSN to discuss whether we’ll see other states follow suit.