As such, any establishment of a legal recreational structure should operate in a fashion so as to subsidize the continued existence of the medical product marketplace. Exemption from taxation on the medical front or price supports may also be necessary.
In addition, it is significant that the deposits of investors into the accounts of recreational dispensaries must be made via the creation of a strong, independent New Jersey bank.
Because the federal government designates marijuana as a Class I drug, national banks cannot offer loans or financing to cannabis businesses. Moreover, they cannot serve as repositories for the millions of dollars that will be generated by the industry.