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The cannabis campaign

In what ordinarily would seem like the 11th hour, due to COVID-19, bipartisan advocacy groups on either side of the issue are navigating new waters: How can they get through to voters, who they can’t interact with in person, to answer one way or another Public Question No. 1: “Do you approve amending the Constitution to legalize a controlled form of marijuana called ‘cannabis’?”

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Tuesday, June 16, 20200 - New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO Tim Sullivan speaks at Gov. Phil Murphy's daily COVID-19 press briefing in the George Washington Ballroom at the Trenton War Memorial. (Pool photo by Michael Mancuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

Murphy admin pushes back on notion of anti-business climate amid pandemic

Speaking during a panel discussion at the 2020 Propelify Innovation Festival powered by TechUnited New Jersey, NJEDA Chief Executive Officer Tim Sullivan said his agency has handled “something like 55,000 applications” in the wake of COVID-19, compared to a "normal year" in which the agency typically interacts with less than 500 companies seeking state financial assistance.

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