Recently, lawsuits filed by out-of-state resident applicants seeking licensure in Oklahoma, Maine, and Missouri allege that these states’ durational residency requirements create discrimination by favoring in-state residents to the detriment of non-residents who are otherwise restricted from applying for a cannabis license if the state’s regulation requires that the applicant be a resident of the state for a certain period of time prior to submission of the application. As such, the non-resident plaintiffs have moved to bar those states, such as Missouri and Maine (Mark Toigo v.
Class 1 Cannabis Cultivator license — permits growing, cultivation or production of cannabis in New Jersey. Cultivators are also permitted to sell and transport cannabis to other cultivators, manufacturers, wholesalers or retailers, but not to consumers.
Class 2 Cannabis Manufacturer license — permits the manufacturing, preparing and packaging of cannabis and selling it to other cannabis manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, but not to consumers.