With Green Township continuing to weigh the future of an ordinance allowing medical marijuana cultivation in the township, the state announced Tuesday the granting of medical marijuana growing permits to three more companies.
“These new permits bring the total number of operational medical marijuana cultivation sites in New Jersey to 11,” said state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli in a statement. “Thanks to regulatory changes and the signing of Jake Honig’s Law in July 2019, the Department has now added more than 50,000 new patients since the beginning of the Murphy administration, and these new sites will better serve patients statewide.”
The three companies receiving the permits announced Tuesday are based in Readington (Hunterdon County), Pleasantville (Atlantic County), and Vineland (Cumberland County). As part of its announcement, the state indicated that once their products are tested and their dispensaries inspected, the companies will each receive a second permit allowing them to operate as Alternative Treatment Centers.