Hi there everyone! My name is Jay, and I'm in my late 30's, Cannabis has been a part of my life for over 16-17 years. I am from Northern NJ and have been patiently awaiting our new Governor and his plan to Legalize... yet I continue to cross my fingers. I only vape flower, Pax 2.0. I tossed out my cigs 3+ years ago and starting vaping 3mg e-juices, shortly after I just didn't have the lungs anymore and I am a light smoker so decided to just grab a small vaporizer and love it. It helps my insomnia, my Doctor wanted to prescribe be pain pills and Ambien for my anxiety without blinking his eyes and I said NO! He did not argue, I told him I am a smoker, he assisted with some Chantix, it did help, but I decided I liked vaping and do it whenever I get an "urge". I also told him I smoked cannabis, he asked why, I told him because my body hurts so damned much from 20+ years of playing competitive youth/adult ice hockey, as well as working in construction nowadays... he had no problem with it, actually silently encouraged it. Jee so if a doctor can give it an "OKAY", why can't more people just ACCEPT that it HELPS people?! I don't mean to rant on my first hit.... but the State of NJ obviously has a huge opiate problem, and I urge anyone with an issue to stay away from the late Chris Christie's NJ REACH "Recovery" program, as it is simply just Mental/Behavioral Health clinics tossing out Suboxone (Buprenorphine) and Methadone.. as I can personally say Suboxone has saved several lives of friends of mine, yet it is just ANOTHER chemical dependency/addiction... NJ Reach is NOT RECOVERY... Christie has no idea what Recovery is, maybe HE should spend 45-60 days down in Florida and LEARN... but he is gone, and welcome our new Governor Murphy who hopefully passes the Legalization Bill! As for another issue plaguing our state, my employer as well as several others are now "randomly" drug testing individuals, trying to do so prior to the passing of the law (if/when it happens) for "insurance purposes", my company does NOT have a drug policy, in fact, I've worked there for 4+ years and until this year was NEVER asked to take a drug test until about a week ago when a manager text messaged me on my ride home with a "warning" that the "pee pee test" was scheduled for the end of the month (February), I immediately confronted my BOSS, and said WTF!? And he was stunned, his only excuse was that it's for "insurance purposes" for when we do "out of state work"... Okay, I kind of understand that, possible DOT standards? But we were NEVER made aware of this, none of us EVER signed a drug policy, so I said I would not take the test unless he showed me some paperwork, he did not. He threatened to cut me down to part time, or put me off the books with the 30+ undocumented illegal immigrants we have working with us... which would mean I would be looking at like a 30-40% pay decrease.. WTF!? We've known each other for years, we've actually literally smoked pot together after nights at the bar with the crew. I said "DUDE you can't be serious LOL!" and he stood his ground, and said if I "need more time we'll reschedule", I said "Yeah let's do that, but I'd like to see our drug policy..." and he once again hid behind the "Well we need it for insurance purposes" then went on about how I was one of his best employees, and have so much potential, so take my time, he would get it rescheduled. LOL we are on the brink of being a LEGAL state, I am tired of hearing about employers as well as doctors who prescribe anxiety and other medicines starting to hide behind the "Federal weighs more" nonsense. How illegal is this? Should I just eat it and go clean for a few weeks, give them a squirt, or possibly fight it... it seems silly to fight... but this is ridiculous, we have kids in the office on all types of drugs, heck even selling them to half our employees.. and I'm not just talking marijuana, I'm talking hard stuff... but sure, that's fine, because those substances can detox quicker.... sigh when will people just learn... Well Jay from Jersey unfortunately not being able to take his 2-3 vape hits and go to sleep, hopefully my eyes can close and I can get some rest.... if anyone happens to know of any NJ Work/Labor Laws I could gladly print out and show my employer I am all ears/eyes... as for now, IN MURPHY WE TRUST!