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.
On August 3, St. Peter’s University filed a lawsuit against Medusa LLC in Hudson County Court seeking to overturn a plan from an endeavor called Medusa at 759A Bergen Avenue. Jersey Digs profiled the business earlier this year shortly after the planning board signed off on their application to open a dispensary that includes a basement consumption lounge.
New Jersey has given Ice-T and his business partner the green light to open a cannabis dispensary in Jersey City.
The hip-hop legend teamed up with the owner of 'The Medicine Woman,' for the new venture.
Jersey City’s budding cannabis industry just got a jolt of star power.
Medicine Woman, a proposed cannabis dispensary co-owned by actor and rapper Ice-T and former Playboy Playmate and cannabis expert Charis Burrett was approved by the city’s Cannabis Control Board meeting Monday night.
Three other applicants, Medusa NJ, Oceanfront Holdings and The Other Side Dispensary were also approved by the board.
The board green lighted following applications:
Idyllx, 171 Newark Avenue
Proposed Class 5 Cannabis Retailer microbusiness at an existing ground floor retail space that currently has a smoke shop retail store
Strictly CDB, LLC, 394 Communipaw Avenue
Proposed Class 5 Cannabis Retailer microbusiness at an existing ground floor retail space operating as a CBD store
Golden Door Dispensary, LLC, 638 Newark Avenue
Proposed Class 5 Cannabis Retailer at an existing ground floor commercial space
Decades Dispensary, LLC, 404 Central Avenue