Politician Info
F Carmen Amato (R - NJ)

Carmen Amato is very opposed to marijuana use and legalization, stating that it is dangerous for communities and children.

Holds office State Senate District 9


"We don’t want to be teaching kids how bad marijuana is in school and then as they’re walking home from school, they’re passing a marijuana dispensary. I think it sends the wrong message to our children and our residents." (February 27, 2018).

"Studies have shown that recreational use of marijuana leads to use of other more potent drugs. n my opinion, marijuana is a gateway drug. The country is currently dealing with a heroin opioid epidemic." (2018).

Contact Carmen Amato

Email: mayor@twp.berkeley.nj.us

Phone: 732-244-7400 ext. 203


Post Office Box B, 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road

Bayville, NJ 08721

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