New Jersey Governor Chris Christie slams Colorado over marijuana

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is slamming Colorado over its pot shops and legalized marijuana.

"For the people who are enamored with the idea with the income, the tax revenue from this, go to Colorado and see if you want to live there," Christie reportedly said on New Jersey radio station 101.5 radio Monday.

"See if you want to live in a major city in Colorado where there's head shops popping up on every corner and people flying into your airport just to come and get high. To me, it's just not the quality of life we want to have here in the state of New Jersey and there's no tax revenue that's worth that," Christie said, according to

This isn't the first time Christie referenced marijuana tourism.

"I am not going to turn our state into a place where people fly into to get high,” Christie said at a town hall April 3, according to CBS New York. "And if people want legalized marijuana in the state, elect a new governor."

USA Today reported that some forms of medical marijuana in New Jersey are legal, such as edible marijuana, but the law Christie signed last year applies only to children who have the approval of a physician and a psychiatrist.

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