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One week before Phil Murphy is to be sworn in as governor, the City Council introduced an ordinance banning marijuana sales. Joseph Walker, Ringwood police chief, talks about the potential impact of legalized marijuana in New Jersey. David M Zimmer/NorthJersey.com Garfield could be the first town in Bergen County to ban the sale of marijuana. (Photo: northjersey.com file photo) GARFIELD — One week before Phil Murphy is to be sworn in as governor, the City Council has started taking steps to ban marijuana sales in Garfield. With Murphy promising to legalize marijuana in his first 100 days in office, the council decided Tuesday night to introduce an ordinance prohibiting the sale of the drug within town limits. If approved, Garfield would be the first town in Bergen County to do so, according to the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. Garfield could be first Bergen County town to ban marijuana sales

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