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Sanctuary Cannabis, a respected leader in the cannabis industry, is coming to Scotch Plains, the company announced Thursday.
Also known as Sanctuary Medicinals, the company has established a strong presence in multiple states, including Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida, and is now eagerly entering the New Jersey market to connect with the community by delivering high-quality products and superior customer service, company officials said.
Aunt Mary’s Dispensary has become the latest medical dispensary to enter New Jersey’s legalized marketplace for recreational cannabis sales.
After the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) approved the company’s application to expand operations into the personal-use market, the Flemington-based business officially began welcoming adult-use customers Aug. 26.
Anthony V. Minniti believes that in October he will open a first anywhere: a cannabis dispensary under the same roof as a pharmacy.
Minniti, who since 1997 has operated the Bell Rexall Pharmacy at Haddon and Kaighn avenues in Camden, on Friday, August 18, had his recreational marijuana license approved at a meeting of the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
The Paterson City Council had a heated session before rejecting several proposed changes to local cannabis business rules on Tuesday.
Among the changes proposed was an increase from the currently allowable maximum of three retail cannabis outlets within the City of Paterson to six, reducing the distance between cannabis businesses from schools and places of worship from 300 feet to 200 feet, and the surcharge the city would collect on future cannabis sales.
The Little Falls Township Council has introduced legislation to open the door to cannabis businesses, such as a dispensary, to operate within the Township. The Ordinance, which outlines the regulations and procedures for establishing and operating cannabis businesses in the area, has sparked a heated debate among residents and local officials.
In response to these concerns, Mayor James Damiano acknowledged the controversial nature of the proposal.
On Tuesday, the second recreational cannabis dispensary in Atlantic City opened. The Design 710 dispensary is owned by Christina Casile, who said the long process to get her business up and running was anything but fun.
While Mayor Marty Small and other city officials previously expressed their support for cannabis-related tourism, in late July they announced that all new license grants would be put on hold in late July.
New Jersey continues to see more and more cannabis dispensaries officially setting up shop, with Harrison’s first legal storefront launching this week.
San Francisco, Calif.-born cannabis brand Cookies expanded its East Coast footprint with its debut New Jersey store Aug. 16 at 331 Angelo Cifelli Drive, right across from Red Bull Arena.
The flagship shop’s menu includes proprietary flower cultivars, pre-rolls and vapes. It also offers glass, accessories and local reserve apparel that pays homage to both the Garden State and the City of Harrison.
It’s another cannabis market win for Central Jersey.
Leaf Haus will have a grand-opening celebration Aug. 17, as it becomes the third legal weed shop to open to customers 21 and over in Somerset County.
The store is located at 900 Easton Ave, Suite 18 in Franklin Township’s Somerset Village shopping center, next to H&R Block.
Leaf Haus is a small store with a large product selection to choose from.
New Jersey’s 38th recreational legal weed store is about to open.
Design 710 is located at 112 Park Place inside the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, two blocks from the boardwalk. It is the second legal weed store to open in the city and the closest to the beach.
The official opening date for recreational weed sales is Tuesday, Aug. 15.
The shop is part dispensary, part art gallery.
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.