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New Jersey Pol Warns: If Pot Is Legalized, Dispensaries Will Sell 'Sex Toy Oils With Marijuana'

New Jersey state Sen. Ron Rice is battling a bill to make New Jersey the 10th state in the nation with legal recreational marijuana.

Saletomic/Dreamstime.comSaletomic/Dreamstime.comA Democratic state senator in New Jersey warned this week that dispensaries would sell "sex toy oils with marijuana" if weed is legalized for recreational use.

State Sen. Ron Rice tells NJTV that if

we legalize recreational marijuana, right across the street from my office they're going to put up stores. They want to call them dispensaries. They're going to be stores that do retail selling of cupcakes with marijuana, candies with marijuana, sex toy oils with marijuana, lipsticks with marijuana—all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.

It's not clear if anyone has tried infusing sex toy oils with marijuana. (Tom Angell, publisher of the pro-pot outlet Marijuana Moment, tells the Washington Examiner he's never heard of such a product.) Rice may have realized that, because he said in an email to the Examiner that he's worried about "marijuana infused oils, not toys." One has to wonder why he made the connection between sex toys and marijuana oils in the first place.

Rice's biggest concern is that he thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. "I'm five blocks away from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, which is a predominant rich, upper-middle class...white community, college community," he tells NJTV. "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use." Though Rice opposes outright legalization, he thinks possession of small amounts should be decriminalized.

The legislature is currently considering a bill to legalize weed statewide. If it passes—and if no other state legalizes between now and then—New Jersey will be the 10th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who was sworn in this year, said during his campaign that he would fight for legalization; he has yet to follow through.

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  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    "sex toy oils with marijuana" if weed is legalized for recreational use.

    I know some people think I'm a square, daddy-o, but I didn't even know such a thing existed. I think we need to take a look at Ron Rice's browser history.

  • Don't look at me.||

    Wow. Should get a job in product development.

  • Cathy L||

    It's not clear if anyone has tried infusing sex toy oils with marijuana. (Tom Angell, publisher of the pro-pot outlet Marijuana Moment, tells the Washington Examiner he's never heard of such a product.) Rice may have realized that, because he said in an email to the Examiner that he's worried about "marijuana infused oils, not toys." One has to wonder why he made the connection between sex toys and marijuana oils in the first place.

    "Sex toy oils" seems like a reasonable, if somewhat clumsy, way to refer to lube. The only question is why he thinks that sounds like a bad thing.

  • Hugh Akston||

    I'm not clear on how cannabis oil works, can you absorb it through your mucus membranes like that?

  • Cathy L||

    I wondered that myself when I first heard of Foria (linked above). Their marketing claims it does something, but that's all I can say at this point.

  • Zeb||

    Yes. Cannabis lotions and ointments already exist.

  • Devastator||

    the anus absorbs stuff quite readily, haven't you ever heard of a suppository? You should really do a google image search for that to -truly- understand.

  • Microaggressor||

    I'm curious if this idiot might have stumbled upon a new way to get high. Thank you, Senator.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    Come to think of it, kids can buy lube at CVS, Target, Shoprite, and Walmart. We don't card people when they buy lube. We card them when they buy sex toys.

  • Microaggressor||

    sex toy oils with marijuana

    Libertopia, knocking on our door.

  • Giant Realistic Flying Tiger||

    Mama take this badge from me
    I can't use it anymore
    The end is near and I can't believe
    I can't break down a pothead's door

    Can't go breaking down pothead doors
    Can't go breaking down pothead doors

    Mama put my guns in the ground
    I can't shoot dogs anymore
    That skunkweed cloud is all around
    And I can't break down potheads doors

    Can't go breaking down pothead doors
    Can't go breaking down pothead doors
    Can't go breaking down pothead doors
    Can't go breaking down pothead doors

  • Giant Realistic Flying Tiger||

    "Dispensaries will sell sex toy oils with marijuana."

    Um, and what's the drawback of this?

    "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use."

    What the FUCK are you trying to say, bro?

    "I'm five blocks away from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, which is a predominant rich, upper-middle class...white community, college community."

    We get it. You're a rich dumbass. You still live in New Jersey, fuckhead.

    "Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who was sworn in this year, said during his campaign that he would fight for legalization; he has yet to follow through."

    Politician is full of shit, once again.

  • Microaggressor||

    all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.

    He spelled it out for you. Do you want YOUR child to end up in a marijuana lube rainbow party?

  • Giant Realistic Flying Tiger||

    Depends on age and consent.

    Also I don't have kids because Past Me is a GAY motherfucker (much as I am today) and neither of us wanted them, BUT THE POINT STANDS. How old are they, and did they consent? (You say 20s and yes, and I'm totally fine with that.)

  • perlchpr||

    "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use."

    Really? None of those people have ever had a single drink of alcohol before in their lives?

    Or did you mean, "illegal drugs", which, of course, once marijuana is legalised, it isn't, anymore.

  • perlchpr||

    I guess what I'm really trying to say here, is "Senator, shut up, you fucking moron."

  • Zeb||

    Look, if retards can't be state senators, what else are they going to do?

  • Scarecrow Repair & Chippering||

    US senators?

  • Hugh Akston||

    "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use."

    Protip for you Seyton: When a politician with an agenda makes a factual claim, it's good journalistic practice to fact-check him.

  • Robert||

    How can you fact-check a statement as ill-formed as that? Looks like he started one sentence, finished a different one, who knows what he meant?

  • Unicorn Abattoir||

    I think more accurately, when you legalize MJ recreationally, the number of people who admit they use it goes up.

  • Jerryskids||

    "I'm five blocks away from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, which is a predominant rich, upper-middle class...white community, college community," he tells NJTV. "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use."

    Don't anybody tell him that a lot of those "rich, upper-middle class, white community, college community" kids listen to that Negro music they got these days, what they call rock-and-roll music, with "Fat Dominoes" and "Chuck Berries" and other names that I'm pretty sure are slang terms for drugs.

  • Giant Realistic Flying Tiger||

  • Happy Chandler||

    I'm so not clicking that.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    If anyone deserves someone like Rice it's New Jerkseyites.

  • Happy Chandler||

    After Whitman and McGreevey and Corzine and Christie haven't they suffered enough? They deserve something for sharing Springsteen and Bon Jovi with the world.

  • Unicorn Abattoir||

    Sinatra, dude. Seriously.

  • Number 2||

    Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
    Count Basie

  • Unicorn Abattoir||

    Wow, I total forgot about Southside Johnny. And Robert Hazzard and the Heroes.

  • Rich||

    all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.

    Even *women* people?!

  • Number 2||

    For non-New Jersians who are not familiar with him, Sen. Rice Has a long history of obstructing legislation until he is given the favor that he wants. He held up the appointment of state judges for years simply because his buddies had not been nominated. Once he is given the favor that he wants, watch out quickly he flips on marijuana.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    You're right. The linked to article has the following information that Reason left out:

    The chief obstacle in Trenton to marijuana legalization has been the Legislative Black Caucus, led by Sen. Ron Rice.

    Holley's amendments appear to be designed to win over members of the Black Caucus, but they are not winning over Rice.
  • Eddy||

    So no headline reading "Uncle Holley's converted Rice"?

    I'll let myself out.

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    For such a small state, NJ seems to have an incredibly concentrated amount of thick-headed, corrupt looter barons.

  • Unicorn Abattoir||

    we legalize recreational marijuana, right across the street from my office they're going to put up stores. They want to call them dispensaries. They're going to be stores that do retail selling of cupcakes with marijuana, candies with marijuana, sex toy oils with marijuana, lipsticks with marijuana—all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.

    Whoa! This law lets people buy it? Nobody told me it was for people!

  • sharmota4zeb||

    we legalize recreational marijuana, right across the street from my office they're going to put up stores. They want to call them dispensaries. They're going to be stores that do retail selling of cupcakes with marijuana, candies with marijuana, sex toy oils with marijuana, lipsticks with marijuana—all those kinds of products that kids can get and people can get.

    First of, he does not view kids as people. He views kids and people as two separate categories. Furthermore, he was just using political rule number #121: Criticize your opponent by associating his activity with sex and then ban it for the sake of the kids. That way, anyone who disagrees with you can be accused of wanting kids to have sex.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    Rice's biggest concern is that he thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. "I'm five blocks away from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, which is a predominant rich, upper-middle class...white community, college community," he tells NJTV. "What we know is that when you legalize marijuana recreationally, the number of people who've never used any type of drugs goes up substantially in terms of drug use." Though Rice opposes outright legalization, he thinks possession of small amounts should be decriminalized.

    In other words, he's a half hour bike ride from Newark were it is soooo difficult to score drugs.

  • Entelechy||

    Cue API press release announcing discovery of fossil hemp in Marcellus formation, and demanding an end to all frakking withing five miles of school bus routes.

  • buybuydandavis||

    " It's not clear if anyone has tried infusing sex toy oils with marijuana. (Tom Angell, publisher of the pro-pot outlet Marijuana Moment, tells the Washington Examiner he's never heard of such a product.) "

    Even I've heard of marijuana derived lube.

    Talk to ENB.

  • John Thomas||

    From the article:

    >>>"Rice's biggest concern is that he thinks marijuana is a gateway drug."

    Oh, Geez. - The "gateway" theory again. -- The Drug Czar's own 1999 Institute of Medicine study of marijuana concluded the "gateway" theory is just a myth that does not operate in reality. This has been confirmed by every legitimate study since then.

    In fact, SAMHSA research shows that for every 100 people who try marijuana, only ONE later becomes a regular consumer of illegal addictive, hard drugs.

    Clearly, instead of being a gateway, near harmless marijuana is actually a TERMINUS drug - being the LAST one most people ever consume.

    Every person who switches from addictive, very harmful alcohol to near harmless marijuana, improves their health tremendously - as well as the lives of their family and community.

  • Leo Kovalensky II||

    Someone didn't watch Reefer Madness. The science is settled.

  • TOPDOG1||

    Another pug ugly mug in the rogues' gallery of incompetents, idiots, and fools that currently infest politics. Just when you think we had enough crackpots Ronald Rice shows up. He and Sessions really put the pot in crackpot. This guy needs to get his head out of the gutter and the voters need to get him out of office.

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