New Jersey’s cannabis regulator says the state’s first two recreational-only cannabis retail stores are now open after being granted licenses.
“The state’s 28 other dispensaries selling recreational cannabis expanded into adult-use after starting as medicinal cannabis businesses,” the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) said Friday in a news release.
The two new adult-use cannabis retailers are Earth & Ivy, in New Brunswick, and Nova Farms, in Woodbury.
The Woodbury store is located in an “impact zone,” designated by the New Jersey government as a municipality “disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs for particular consideration in New Jersey’s burgeoning cannabis market.”
“Over the last two years we have grown the number of (medical marijuana dispensaries) open to patients and overseen several of them through to expansion into recreational cannabis,” CRC executive director Jeff Brown said in a statement.
“Now retailers are opening exclusively to
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