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The first service-disabled veteran and Latino-owned dispensary in New Jersey is open for business.
After launching The Cannabis Place as New York’s first licensed home delivery cannabis service earlier this year, retired U.S. Marine Osbert Orduna’s venture made its New Jersey debut, unveiling a flagship storefront Nov. 9 in Jersey City.
The Jersey City Office of Diversity and Inclusion is set to host a job fair and information session for those interested in exploring career opportunities at cannabis dispensaries that will soon set up shop in the city.
Scheduled for March 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mary McLeod Bethune Community Life Center (140 Martin Luther King Drive), the free event is being presented in partnership with several dispensaries that will operate in the city:
While most of the conversation around the new market for recreational cannabis in New Jersey has focused around the laws and regulations, there is an exciting group of entrepreneurs looking to make their marks on this nascent industry — and a host of new businesses that are expected to join the Hoboken + Jersey City scenes soon. Here in Hudson County, there are several local businessmen and women who see the new market as full of opportunities to own their own businesses, serve their community, and change the conversation around marijuana.