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Amanda Hoover

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Amanda:

Murphy extends N.J.'s coronavirus public health emergency another 30 days

Gov. Phil Murphy has extended his executive order declaring a public health emergency in New Jersey eight times since the coronavirus outbreak began. → Read More

Man, 25, gets 1 year in jail for drunk boating accident that caused friend’s death on Lake Hopatcong

A 25-year-old man received just short of one year in prison and probation following the death of his friend. → Read More

Medical cannabis dispensaries form trade group ahead of legal weed referendum

The 12 medical marijuana companies have announced their support for the legal marijuana ballot question. → Read More

Who is Kristen Welker, moderator of the final presidential debate?

Kirsten Welker of NBC News will moderate Thursday night's debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. → Read More

N.J. voters strongly favor legal weed ahead of referendum, new poll shows

The poll shows 65% of likely voters favor the ballot question to legalize marijuana. → Read More

N.J. legal weed campaign was supposed to hit us with a huge media blitz. What happened?

Polls show legal weed is popular among New Jersey voters, but the question is not drawing big spending. → Read More

Cannabis influencers: Doctor of Reform

Dr. David Nathan launched Doctors for Cannabis Regulation in 2015, bringing legitimacy to cannabis in he medical community. → Read More

Groups have spent $1.3M to sway voters on N.J.'s legal weed ballot question so far

It's one of the costliest questions in New Jersey history, but falls far behind spending on marijuana referendums in other states. → Read More

Here’s what people are still wondering as they vote on the N.J. marijuana ballot question

New Jersey voters will decide if the state should legalize the sale of marijuana for those 21 and older. → Read More

Murphy calls for voters to say yes to legal weed on ballot question: ‘The facts are on our side'

Gov. Phil Murphy joined a panel of New Jersey activists who want to see a ballot question legalizing weed pass this November. → Read More

Cannabis influencers: This leader is making racial justice consequential for New Jerseyans

For Amol Sinha, the executive director of the ACLU-NJ, legalizing marijuana and putting an end to arrests for possession is central to his work as a leader. → Read More

Murphy to call on voters to legalize weed in panel discussion Thursday

Gov. Phil Murphy has called on New Jersey voters to say yes to a ballot question seeking to legalize marijuana. → Read More

Your questions on the ballot question to legalize weed in N.J., answered

New Jersey voters will decide whether or not the state will legalize marijuana for those over 21 on Nov. 3. → Read More

More groups voice support — and opposition — to the legal weed ballot question

Progressive groups have added their names to a growing list of organizations supporting New Jersey's efforts to legalize marijuana. → Read More

Coronavirus outbreak has led more to support N.J. ballot question on legal weed, poll finds

A recent poll of New Jersey voters found the coronavirus outbreak has changed how one in five voters feel about legalizing marijuana. → Read More

N.J.'s largest cannabis dispensary expands its footprint. See inside the cultivation site.

New Jersey's largest alternative treatment center, Curaleaf in Bellmawr, continues to expand its footprint. → Read More

Cannabis influencers: An unlikely, but unifying voice for the industry

Susanna P. Short ditched the corporate insurance world for cannabis consulting, playing a major role in wrangling the state’s 12 licensed medical marijuana companies during the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

New medical marijuana dispensary to open in N.J. Thursday

The Eatontown location will be the first medical marijuana dispensary in Monmouth County. → Read More

Despite trends, feds still ban CBD in food. These bills seek to change that.

Two bills in the U.S. House of Representatives could overturn a ban on CBD in food products. → Read More

N.J.'s biggest medical marijuana company announces new dispensary to open in 2021

Curaleaf has announced plans to open a new dispensary in Bordentown Township early next year. → Read More