The verdict is in. The Holmdel Township Committee voted on August 10th to ban the sale or cultivation of marijuana completely. There was little public comment on it and measure passed unanimously. Earlier in the year it was a different story and the outcome was less clear. While there was universal agreement on retail, the cultivation (growing) side did have some support.
On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed into law P.L. 2021, c. 16, titled the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” (the “Cannabis Law”). The Cannabis Law provides municipalities with limited powers concerning the regulation of cannabis within their borders. A decision was required this month.