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August 11, 2023 - New Era Dispensary is thrilled to announce its opening on August 17, 2023, at its prime location on 80-88 Main St, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880. This pioneering cannabis dispensary is poised to revolutionize the cannabis experience for residents and visitors of South Bound Brook and beyond.
Empowering Change with Every Leaf: New Era Dispensary
State Attorney General Matthew Platkin issued guidelines that allow law enforcement officers to use recreational cannabis while off duty as long as it doesn’t hurt on-the-job performance. But first responders are still not clear on the details.
“There’s so many uncertainties now that we still don’t have answers to,” said Steve McConlogue, who heads the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey. He advises that nobody should come to work impaired by any substance.
But on an adjacent green, eye-catching wall is his new world. There’s an old propaganda poster, from the “reefer madness” era, that describes marijuana as “a vicious racket with its arms around your children” and portrays it as a green, devil-like figure wooing a woman with a joint dangling from her lips.
Jensen is in the middle of it all, trying to help the people from one half of his life realize the benefits of the other.
Enter award-winning ayurvedic chef Louisa Rodriguez-Diaz. She is leading the way at Durga’s Om Cooking and Ayurveda Lifestyle and Nutrition Services, and she is ready to bring her upscale luncheons and dinner parties to LBI’s private beach houses and bungalows.
In Middle Township, one of only four municipalities in Cape May County to authorize cannabis businesses, a deal for a cannabis growing operation on Indian Trail Road has fallen through. Middle supported the Massachusetts-based INSA company in its attempt to rehabilitate the former La Monica plant as a growing site back in October 2021.
Experts testified on behalf of Lushly LLC, doing business as Gaslight Dispensary, during last night’s Planning Board meeting. The applicant sought conditional use approval, minor site plan approval and C 2 parking variance relief. Lushly also requested approval for interior modifications.
The company’s attorney, Zachary Rosenberg from Bressler Amery & Ross stated, “They're proposing to operate a micro adult-use cannabis retail dispensary in an existing storefront and retail building located at 55 Academy Street.
A proposed cannabis dispensary and smoking lounge in Newark is back on track after seeing earlier resistance from the city’s planning board, reports say.
Earlier this year, Hashstoria – which includes well-known Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon among its founders – put in the paperwork to open a new location at 799-805 Broad Street. The company has three existing facilities in Oregon.
Rutherford could soon allow retail cannabis establishments, but with certain restrictions. The proposal stipulates that no retail cannabis setups would be permitted within the Park Avenue, Union Avenue business districts, or any areas west of Route 17. Only adults aged 21 and above would be able to purchase cannabis products, and sales would be subject to state and local municipal tax. The borough stands to gain two percent of all class 5 license sales, if this goes through.
HoneyGrove touts "an inviting environment (and) a comfortable space custom built for an enjoyable-yet-purposeful experience," according to its website. The new facility will open during the following hours:
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
Wednesday will also mark HoneyGrove's grand opening.
HoneyGrove will become the second dispensary to open in the township. The first is MPX NJ (581 Berlin-Cross Keys Rd., Sicklerville), which offers both medical and recreational weed.
Norhan Mansour was fired well after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey in 2021 (with sales beginning in April 2022). After the bill was signed, the Jersey City Police Department clarified that although cannabis was legal, police officers were prohibited from consuming cannabis when off the clock. Mansour was one of four officers who were terminated due to a positive THC test in June 2022, all of whom pursued a lawsuit in April 2023.