JERSEY CITY — When it comes to the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana, it may be a tale of two states.
Both New York and New Jersey have the matter under consideration in their legislatures, but the Empire State may put it on the back burner.
New Jersey, meanwhile has a vote scheduled in Trenton on Monday. Endorsements by the mayor’s of its two largest cities may allow the measure to become law, but by the thinnest of margins.
Also, late Friday afternoon, New Jersey legalization got a high profile endorsement.
Sen. Cory Booker tweeted, “NJ is set to vote on a marijuana legalization bill that has strong measures to reverse the damage of the War on Drugs.”
“I hope this bill passes & NJ can lead the nation on this,” his…