The Village Council will discuss if and how it might regulate cannabis at its meeting on Wednesday night. In the November 2020 elections, 59.87 percent of Ridgewood residents voted in favor of Ballot Question 1, which set in motion the legalization of marijuana use for those over 21. But details still need to be hammered out by the State’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission regarding the sale and distribution of cannabis.
Mayor Susan Knudsen could not be reached for comment at press time on the issue, which is on the agenda for the Council’s Work Session.
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities has compiled the following information regarding local government mandates on the new laws, including a deadline of August 21 to either prohibit or limit the number of cannabis establishments, distributors or delivery services.