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InsiderNJ Features Alma Saravia in Article Discussing Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey

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March 15, 2019 | InsiderNJ
Jay Lassiter

Alma Saravia was quoted in an article for InsiderNJ regarding the potential deal that Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to vote on by March 25th. The article discusses some pitfalls that the proposed legislation could cause, including banning home cultivation, issues with the expungement process for cannabis-related crimes, and skepticism regarding the projected tax revenue, among other concerns. Saravia predicts that “Most people will not be able to do an expungement petition themselves no matter how ‘easy’ the legislation claims.” She continues that, in her experience, “The expungement process will be a nightmare unless there’s major funding for vitally needed changes to the law.”

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