“Support” has been given by Pemberton Township Council, in a 3-2 vote on Oct. 25, for the “location” and “operation” of a cannabis dispensary at 348 Lakehurst Road in the Browns Mills section of the municipality, with a mixture of opinions expressed by residents prior to the decision, with those for it appearing to outnumber those against it, though there was some bitter opposition voiced, making for a lively debate.
Town Marijuana Opt In
“We are waiting on the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission to approve our conversion application, which was submitted at the end of June,” Dishmen told Patch on Thursday. “As a result, we are anxious to open in Q4 of this year.”
In the meanwhile, The Library continues to hold outreach events and social justice programs, the latest of which is scheduled for the Labor Day weekend.
In the first year of recreational cannabis sales, the borough raked in a quarter of a million dollars from sales tax revenue.
That's $225,534.38 to be precise, according to the borough's chief financial officer, and more than what the town took in from municipal court fines and liquor licenses combined last year, according to budget documents.
The Mount Laurel Township Zoning Board on Wednesday night unanimously approved Daylite Cannabis’s proposal for establishing a retail shop at 1136 Route 73.
And ever since then, there’s been much speculation about what’s next for the closed retro-style diner located at 781 Rte 70 W, Marlton, NJ 08053.
Not long after its permanent closing, a mysterious fence appeared around the building, and it was unclear whether its purpose was to ward off trespassers or a sign of a future demolition. But even more interestingly…
There’s also been speculation of whether or not plans were being made to turn the diner into a cannabis dispensary.
If you were hoping the diner wouldn’t be demolished, good news! Here’s a glimmer of hope.
Medical marijuana dispensaries received the first retail sales license approvals on April 11, but it's unclear when New Jersey will expand the list.
South Toms River approved three businesses — The Social Leaf, Altitude Cannabis, and Shore Cannabis — and now the borough and those businesses are in a holding pattern until the state moves on their applications.
Hundreds of municipalities across New York have banned recreational cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption businesses from opening within their communities, according to data released by the state’s Office of Cannabis Management.
The data show at least 34 percent of New York’s 1,528 cities, villages and towns passed a local cannabis opt-out law prior to Dec. 31, the deadline to do so.
To see which locales have opted out, check out the map below.
A largely agricultural area in northern Vineland is open now to businesses seeking to grow and manufacture recreational marijuana products, even though official city policy restricts such activities to industrial areas.
After a public hearing Wednesday night, the municipal Zoning Board voted 6 to 1 to set aside the City Council-approved restriction and issue a use variance to a company lined up to buy about 18.5 acres off Old Forest Grove Road and North West Boulevard. The property presently belongs to Turf Construction.
However, there are still a significant number of areas where cannabis commerce won’t be immediately permitted, with one list from the Rockefeller Institute counting 642 dispensary opt-outs and 733 consumption site opt-outs as of Sunday.
But while the institute’s dashboard is regularly updated, it notes that it “does not represent real-time, official information on municipalities’ opt-out decisions.”
Municipalities that don’t proactively move to ban the businesses on at least a temporary basis will default to an indefinite opt-in.
The ones that decided to permit cannabis-related businesses, including Hamilton Township, Atlantic City, Egg Harbor City, West Cape May and Lower Township, are hearing from companies interested in setting up operations within their towns.
The state has created recreational cannabis business license categories that include cultivator, manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor, retailer and deliverer.