N.J. finally back on track to legalize marijuana. Hearings scheduled for next week.

Legislative hearings are scheduled for next week on bills that would make recreational marijuana use legal and would expand the medicinal marijuana program. (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

After months of delay and backroom disputes, state lawmakers are expected to finally begin voting next week on legalizing marijuana for adults over age 21 in New Jersey.

And it’s getting the fast-track treatment, even though legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Murphy remain at odds over details of the legislation.

Separate state Assembly and Senate committees will meet together for a hearing of debate and are expected to vote on the legalization bill on Monday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m., according to sources familiar with the plan.

The negotiations over the legalization bill (S2703) have stalled in recent months between state Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Murphy, who have disagreed over the tax rate and whether a new commission should exercise control over the new industry.

Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said he and the Democratic governor have not agreed on the bill. But he said he didn’t want to wait any longer.