GTI's store, Rise Paterson, is scheduled to open on Saturday. A ribbon cutting event and open house will be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Attendees can tour the store, meet workers and learn more about New Jersey's medical marijuana program, according to GTI. Special guests include Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and New Jersey Assistant Commissioner of Health Jeff Brown.
Ben Kovler, GTI's founder and chief executive officer, praised Gov. Phil Murphy and Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh "for their leadership, vision and commitment to the medical cannabis community."
"We are honored to bring jobs and tax revenue to Paterson and to New Jersey and look forward to being active, involved members of the community," Kovler said.
Rise Paterson is GTI's first New Jersey store and 37th in the U.S. It is located at 196 3rd Avenue in Paterson and will be open Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.