Jersey City Mayor Warns Cops They Will Be Fired If They Use Marijuana — Even Off Duty

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop issued a warning to the city’s police force — using marijuana, even off-duty, “will result in termination.”

Fulop’s position, which cites federal government policies, comes even though the state’s acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin issued a memo last week, according to reports, that stated off-duty officers in the Garden State are allowed to consume cannabis products and not face discipline under the state’s legal marijuana law.

However, in a series of tweets, Fulop said the city disagrees with New Jersey’s position on this, opting to adhere to federal standards.

“Our local police leadership will be issuing a directive today to the nearly 1000

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