Wholesale-Class Three License: A marijuana wholesaler license, also called a Class 3 license in New Jersey, allows the holder to purchase or obtain, store, sell or transfer, and transport marijuana products for resale or to other cannabis wholesalers or retailers.
Cannabis Delivery License
The motion to change the June decision passed 3-1, with Commissioner Charles Barker voting no. Barker, often the lone ‘no’ vote, defended the initial one-year timeline as a move that would have helped people most harmed by marijuana prohibition. He emphasized that New Jersey’s marijuana legalization law is “about righting the wrongs of the failed drug war, period, hard stop.”
Chairwoman Dianne Houenou argued Black and brown business owners would have been shut out if the commission retained the one-year priority period.
Andy Zeitlin and Caryn Cohen, a Middletown husband and wife team and owners of Canopy Crossroads, LLC, will continue their application to open a cannabis retail outlet at 9 West Street, in an empty building adjoining Red Bank Liquors.
At a May 1 Planning Board meeting, several comments from the public focused on the location of the retail cannabis store, near the Red Bank Charter School that is within 1,000 feet of the proposed store.
Now the city has again amended the regulations, as one of the newly adopted ordinances furthers restrict where cannabis establishments could be located. Previously, establishments are only allowed in the H-C Highway Commercial and Selected Light Industrial District, as well as the I-H Heavy Industrial District.
Now the city is again amending the regulations, as the proposed ordinance would further restrict where cannabis establishments could be located. Currently, establishments are only allowed in the H-C Highway Commercial and Selected Light Industrial District, as well as the I-H Heavy Industrial District.
New Jersey cannabis regulators are proposing three new classes of licenses for the marijuana industry — including one for delivery drivers.
The proposals would expand some rules and put pot on a similar level to alcohol.
Licenses are also being proposed for wholesalers and distributors as part of the next phase of the state’s expansion plan.
But of those 13 medical marijuana dispensaries that were first allowed to open, none appear to be owned by Black and Brown operators — despite the state’s often-stated public commitment to racial equity.
“I am seeing a lot of the community…both celebrating an historic moment, but at the same time also waiting to utilize their dollar bills and put them forth to these minority-owned local operators,” said Jessica Gonzalez, an attorney for Hiller PC focusing on state cannabis licenses.
The South Orange Village Board of Trustees passed an ordinance allowing for the retail sale of cannabis in the village at its Feb. 28 meeting tonight.
The ordinance passed by a 5-1 vote with trustee Karen Hilton being the only trustee to vote no. On the ordinance Hilton said, “I don’t think it’s what we need,” adding “I feel uncomfortable going against everybody, but I had to follow my heart.”
The city has endorsed eight applications to open recreational marijuana businesses here.
The next step is for the applicants to obtain approval from the state.
The applicants approved for licenses are Earth & Ivy, Puffin Store, Maryjayne's Touch, NB Green Delivery, LBOZ, NBFC, DC Vitality and Fathom Cannabis, according to a public notice.
The city is permitting cannabis retailers in CAN-RD zones. The city is supporting Earth & Ivy, 355 George St.; Puffin Store, 382 George St. and Maryjayne's Touch, 70 Easton St. for retail licenses.
The Borough Council unanimously approved three ordinances Monday night that will allow non-retail cannabis businesses to locate in the borough's industrial zones.
Ordinances 21-CODE-863, 872 and 873 were unanimously approved by the council without any comment from the public.
Ordinance 863 defines the zones. Ordinance 872 sets out licensing regulations. Ordinance 873 establishes procedures for the 2% transfer taxes on those businesses.