The first, Night Owl, will be located at 300 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the site of the former DLV Lounge. The second, Kush Connection, will be located at 135 Valley Road in Montclair, across the street from Tierney's Tavern.
The dispensary is owned and operated by the Kushner family, who have been Montclair residents for more than 30 years.
“We still have to get through the zoning process, but once that is completed, we'll have everything we need to submit for final inspection by the state,” Jake Kushner told Patch earlier this week.
The Montclair Town Council paved the way for two more recreational marijuana dispensaries in town during their public meeting this week.
On Tuesday, the council passed resolutions authorizing Class 5 cannabis retailer licenses for Night Owl LLC and Kush Connection LLC.
Night Owl will be located at 300 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the site of the former DLV Lounge. Kush Connection will be located at 135 Valley Road in Montclair, across the street from Tierney's Tavern.
The plodding process to grant Montclair licenses in the expanding cannabis industry received a push forward this week when the Township Council gave its approval to a fledgling cultivation company, Genuine Grow.
Two proposed cannabis businesses in Montclair saw big milestones at council and planning board meetings this week, and they’re both located in the same building: TLEHL Inc. and Genuine Grow.
The Montclair Planning Board gathered for a public meeting on Monday, April 24 to discuss several items, including a cannabis-related application from TLEHL Inc. for a manufacturing facility at 154 Pine Street.
On Monday, Treevana Retail New Jersey LLC announced that it has recently applied for a cannabis dispensary license in the township. It plans to open the facility at the historic Chase bank building on Bloomfield Avenue.
See an artist rendering of the outside of the building below, and learn more about the proposal here.
According to spokespeople, the company is hoping to “provide safe access to high-quality cannabis products while creating job opportunities for local residents, donating to local charities, and participating in community outreach activities.”
With the action by the council at its March 14 meeting, Riga cleared perhaps the most critical obstacle on his way to becoming the first licensed cannabis manufacturer in Montclair. The requirements remaining in front of him are receiving a conditional use permit from the Planning Board and a license from the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
Seven retail companies are competing for two additional licenses to sell recreational (or adult use) cannabis. Two companies are vying for a single license to grow cannabis.
A new recreational marijuana business is coming to Montclair.
The Montclair Town Council unanimously voted to pass a resolution that awards the town’s first Class 2/Category E cannabis manufacturing license to TLEHL Inc. during their meeting on Tuesday. It clears the way for the company to open a facility at 127 Pine Street, Annex #2.
The full resolution can be seen below.
Andrew Marshall, the young entrepreneur behind the cannabis-growing enterprise, testified with his attorney Kelly Carey at the beginning of the hearing. He explained that he is planning a “micro-cannabis” cultivating facility that conforms with state Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) rules.
A proposed marijuana business in Montclair took a leap forward on Monday when the planning board granted it a conditional use permit as a cannabis cultivator.
The Montclair Planning Board approved the permit for Genuine Grow LLC after a lengthy public hearing (watch the video below). See plans and supporting materials for the application here.
A former employee of Ascend Wellness Holdings is suing the multi-state cannabis operator, claiming she was harassed and discriminated against by management because of her race and unfairly fired.
The ex-employee, who is Black, filed the lawsuit in Passaic County against Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc., its subsidiary New Jersey Management Group LLC, and two employees. The lawsuit accuses the defendants of harassment and discrimination during the woman’s time employed as a packaging associate at Ascend facilities over the course of approximately one year.