Mount Olive bans marijuana-related businesses, joining other NJ towns

Township officials voted unanimously to ban all marijuana-related business in Mount Olive despite the state’s move to legalize cannabis earlier this year.  The ban prohibits the sale, cultivation, delivery and distribution of marijuana within Mount Olive, per the ordinance. The new regulations will take effect later this month.  “Due to the detrimental impacts that permitting one or […]

Barnegat’s Ban on Pot Shops Only Applies to Recreational Weed

Barnegat Township Committee members met last night and approved an ordinance prohibiting any class of cannabis businesses within the community. “Our concern with the widescale marijuana institution is that it is widely regarded as a gateway drug,”. “It’s mainly for the children, protecting the children – because there are not enough restrictions on children’s use […]

Brick Council proposes blocking weed businesses, despite legalization

The Township Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday that would block cannabis businesses of all types from operating within Brick. In response to recreational marijuana’s legalization across New Jersey, the  proposed ordinance would prohibit cannabis establishments, cultivators, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and delivery services from operating in Brick for the next five years. The council’s prohibition is permitted under New Jersey’s […]