In the continuing growth of the retail cannabis business in Jersey City, the council (with Councilman Rich Boggiano absent) unanimously gave their support to four retail cannabis applicants.
The four are Ufoira at 138 Griffith St. in the Heights, Jersey Leaf at 554 West Side Ave. on the West Side, Butler & Baldwin at 75 Martin Luther King Drive in Greenville, and Decades Dispensary at 404 Central Ave., also in the Heights.
All four have received approval by the city’s Cannabis Control Board. Jersey Leaf, Butler & Baldwin and Decades have also received Planning Board with the exception of Uforia, who have not been heard before the board. Jersey Leaf has also received a conditional license by the state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
Council President Joyce Watterman had notably voted for the support of Butler & Baldwin; her daughter, Jennifer Moore, is one of the business principals.
The council was set to vote on two other applicants, the Cannabis Place 420 Corp. and Oceanfront Holdings, but they were withdrawn from the agenda 7-1, with Councilman Daniel Rivera voting against the motion.