Registered patients will be able to purchase up to 3.0 ounces of cannabis for medical use every 30 days. Now, recreational users can purchase up to 1.0 ounces per purchase starting this week.
You must be at least 21 years old to purchase recreational marijuana in New Jersey.
Towns that permit cannabis businesses to operate may charge an extra 2 percent tax in addition to state taxes and surcharges, The New York Times reported. “The state has received more than 320 applications from start-up businesses hoping to open recreational cannabis retail shops throughout New Jersey. But decisions about those applications are not expected for at least another month, and it is likely to be a year or more before the stores would be ready to open.”
The state is anticipating revenue of $19 million in Governor Murphy’s $49 billion budget, which is currently pending in the state Legislature, The New York Post explained.