Governor Phil Murphy will use his emergency powers to expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program such that all residents subject to the state stay at home order during the COVID-19 crisis are eligible to be treated with weed. Stress, anxiety and hording will be conditions that can be treated under the program. The Governor will announce Executive Order 420 at his press briefing at 1 p.m. on April 1, 2020.
New Look Spa in Hazlet was busted in March of 2018
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso (R-Monmouth) and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) strengthens the regulation of massage and bodywork establishment in order to combat prostitution and human trafficking was approved by the Assembly Homeland Security Committee today.
“The massage industry is a hotbed of human trafficking,” said DiMaso. “This bill reins in an out-of-control industry. Changing the rules will protect trafficking victims. We will shut down facilities profiting from illegal activities.”