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NJCRC Approves 70 New Licenses and Final Cannabis Consumption Lounge Rules

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) approved 70 adult-use dispensary, manufacturing, cultivation, wholesaling, deliveries, distribution, licenses, and consumption lounge rules which go into effect next month. NJ Conditional Cannabis License Winners NJCRC Executive Director Jeff Brown said 22 New Jersey conditional cannabis licenses were about to be approved, including new license categories. Thus, the […]

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Hopewell Borough’s Shady Game with Evolve Sky Cannabis Dispensary

A New Jersey cannabis license applicant is suing Hopewell Borough and alleging corruption after failing to secure a cannabis dispensary license while Evolve Sky did. She is alleging that Mayor Paul Anzano was instrumental in the city’s only dispensary license going to Evolve Sky/Turning Leaf. Kumer’s cannabis lawsuit says this was a New Jersey backroom […]

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Federal Cannabis Policy Advances with SAFER Banking Act, MORE Act & Rescheduling Talk

Federal cannabis policy is progressing in Congress and the Biden Administration, with the SAFER Banking Act and MORE Act advancing and talk of rescheduling. Many federal cannabis policy bills have made little progress. But major changes could be on the horizon. Senate Advances Cannabis Banking Reform Bill for First Time The U.S. Senate Committee on […]

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Delta-8 Hemp Sales Ban Bill Advances in NJ Legislature

The NJ Senate Law and Public Safety Committee passed a Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) hemp sales ban sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) and Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) to regulate the market. This differs from O’Scanlon’s bill S 3470, which Ruiz is also sponsoring. That would have the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission regulate the Delta-8 […]

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American Pot Story: Oaksterdam Weed Documentary Premiering on East Coast in NJ Film Festival

The weed documentary American Pot Story: Oaksterdam will have its East Coast premiere at the Lighthouse International Film Festival. It’s on Long Beach Island, NJ, on Saturday, June 10th, at 3:45 pm at LBI Foundation of the Arts on 120 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, NJ 08008. Long Beach is a small beach town in […]

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NJCRC Approves 106 New Jersey Cannabis Licenses & Discusses Issues

The NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) approved 106 New Jersey cannabis licenses and discussed the opening of a limited portal for more license types. “Happy Pride everyone. We can never forget the connection between the history of cannabis and the LGBTQ community,” CRC Chair Dianna Houenou said. “I know a lot of applicants are very […]

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Zenco: Compliant Cashless Cannabis Payment Solutions

Zenco has a unique solution to a problem facing many legal cannabis companies that involves cashless cannabis payments. Many retail/medical dispensaries use a reverse ATM solution to disguise the nature of the transactions. Cashless ATMs disguise the intended cannabis transaction. It is certainly not a long-term Best Practice. It might violate consumer protection disclosure rules […]

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