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Assemblyman Jamel Holley, D-20th District.

Holley: Stop cannabis arrests, which could cost $10K, ahead of legislation

Two-thirds of New Jerseyans voted to legalize the substance on Nov. 3, marking the biggest percentage win on a legalization ballot initiative in history. Meanwhile, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, 94 residents are arrested daily for low-level cannabis-related offenses--a 40 percent jump from 2013 when 66 residents were arrested for it each day.

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