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Here’s what to know on the first day of legal weed in New Jersey.
Where is the nearest dispensary?
The Apothecarium in Phillipsburg is the closest New Jersey dispensary that has been cleared for recreational sales. It opens at 10 a.m. Thursday at 55 South Main Street.
Parent company TerrAscend also has an Apothecarium in Maplewood, which opens at 9 a.m.
Other New Jersey legal weed sites are:
• Verano, under the Zen Leaf banner, at its locations in Elizabeth and Lawrence at 9 a.m.
The town of Maplewood has voted to allow the sale of recreational marijuana. It comes less than two days before legal cannabis can be sold across New Jersey
Apothecarium Dispensary Maplewood has been selling medical marijuana in town for almost a year. The owners are getting ready for Thursday. Workers expect long lines, crowds and curious onlookers.
The facility is run by TerrAscend, a multistate company.
Maplewood Mayor Dean Dafis said that he wanted to make sure that the business was ready to handle sales to the public.
Social justice advocates in New Jersey are flocking together to hold a special, free expungement clinic at Doubletree by Hilton Penn Station Hotel in Newark.
The clinic will be held on Tuesday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. Those who attend will get free support on how to expunge low-level cannabis convictions now that cannabis is legal in the state.
One of the most globally respected cannabis companies on the market, Cookies recently announced new licensing agreements with operator TerrAscend to bring its products to New Jersey. Established by rapper Berner and his cultivation partner Jai in 2008, Cookies offers a collection of over 150 proprietary cannabis varieties and product lines, everything from flower and vapes to CBD and medicinal mushrooms. The brand’s success in its native California has been explosive and revolutionary for the cannabis industry; now it’s time to take the East Coast by storm.
The 3,500 square-foot Apothecarium Phillipsburg, located in the historic Phillipsburg National Bank & Trust building, will enjoy an official opening ceremony on Nov. 30.
Respecting the restrictions imposed due to the current global pandemic, the dispensary will only serve patients with appointments. It will provide a plethora of patient education resources, medical cannabis products, such as dried flower, pre-rolls, tinctures, oils, and topicals.
TerrAscend Corp. (“TerrAscend”) (CSE:TER, OTCQX: TRSSF), a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced that it has received the final permit from the NJ Department of Health (“NJ DOH”) to dispense medical cannabis from its first dispensary in New Jersey. The 3,500 square-foot dispensary, located at 55 South Main Street in downtown Phillipsburg, is situated in the historic Phillipsburg National Bank & Trust building and is the first Alternative Treatment Center (“ATC”) in Warren County.
Under the leadership of the new CEO, Jason Ackerman, TerrAscend’s strategic expansion of its stateside operations, including Ilera Healthcare and The Apothecarium in Pennsylvania, represented more than half of the Company’s first quarter net sales. TerrAscend plans to build off its current growth momentum by opening two new Apothecarium retail locations in Pennsylvania and expanding into New Jersey’s lucrative medical market in the upcoming quarter.
"The Apothecarium" has set a spring opening for its newest location in Phillipsburg.
A marijuana growing operation in Morris County for global cannabinoid company TerrAscend, which owns The Apothecarium, was recently approved by the New Jersey Department of Health.
A medical marijuana facility in Phillipsburg is closer to reality.
The New Jersey Department of Health on Thursday announced it has approved a Morris County marijuana-growing operation for TerrAscend, which will provide marijuana for the company’s eventual treatment center in Warren County.
TerrAscend owns The Apothecarium, a posh dispensary chain with storefronts in San Francisco and Las Vegas, and anticipates the Phillipsburg location will open in 2020’s second quarter. It will be the first Apothecarium on the East Coast.