Rohan Marley, who is a longtime New Jersey resident and son of reggae legend Bob Marley is entering the New jersey medical marijuana market with Lightshade. If New Jersey approves the dispensary application, the Lightshade retail site will be only the second dispensary to open in Montclair and Lightshade’s first outside Colorado.
I had the absolute pleasure of sitting with Rohan Marley, passionate entrepreneur, son of reggae legend Bob Marley and a now-partner with Lightshade – a highly decorated Colorado-based consortium of eight dispensaries recognized by LeafBuyer, Leafly, Business Insider, Westword and Rooster for excellent customer service, products and pricing – to discuss Lightshade’s venture into New Jersey.
Lightshade was supported by CSG’s Cannabis Law Group on its application to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Montclair as part of the New Jersey Department of Health’s 2019 RFA.
Montclair could be getting a second medical marijuana dispensary in the near future, with the backing of a business partnership that includes one of the children of reggae icon Bob Marley.
Rohan Marley, in partnership with the Colorado-based business Lightshade, has filed an application with the state for a license to operate a medical dispensary in Montclair.
If the application is approved, Lightshade Montclair would become the township’s second dispensary, and Lightshade’s first dispensary outside of Colorado.
Marley is partnering with Colorado-based dispensary Lightshade on the endeavor, and would help with marketing and hiring if their application is approved. The staunch advocate for cannabis legalization raised his children in South Orange, NorthJersey.com reported.
Marley and Lightshade are members of a venture partnership with retired OB-GYN Anthony Caggiano, Erik Caggiano, a cannabis manufacturing facilities manager, and Montclair-based labor and employment attorney John Zidziunas, NorthJersey.com reported. (Read the full article)
The son of reggae legend Bob Marley is looking to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Montclair, partnering with Lightshade, a Colorado-based dispensary.
The application by Rohan Marley and Lightshade could be one of several granted by the state. It was recently announced that five cultivation, four vertically integrated and 15 retail dispensary licenses would granted.