The Brick Township Council has unanimously voted to ban recreational marijuana in the town.
The council voted just before midnight Tuesday night after town residents on both sides of the issue had a chance to voice their opinion. In the end, the council voted to ban the sale, cultivation, manufacturing and testing of marijuana.
Marijuana has a complicated relationship with the town. The owner of land on Adamston Road where the old Ocean First Bank used to be said that she would give up plans to build a medical marijuana dispensary after opposition from neighbors.