Under New Jersey law, recreational marijuana sales are supposed to begin by mid-February. But the launch is running behind schedule.
The question of home cultivation is quickly turning into a dividing line between marijuana businesses and activists, with legal operators often more interested about protecting market share and minimizing home grows.
Cannabis activists, meanwhile, argue in favor of the right of medical marijuana patients to cultivate their own medicine.
Scutari didn’t close the door on home cultivation, the Asbury Park Press reported, but he said he expects that if the activity is permitted in New Jersey, it will be tightly regulated to ensure there’s minimal diversion to the illegal market.