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Legislature Launches Anti NJ Cannabis Consumer Agenda

The New Jersey legislature began a new session with several anti-NJ cannabis consumer bills and two for legal home grow introduced. Welcome to 2024, when regulated cannabis is expected to be a billion-dollar industry in New Jersey. Every penny of those profits and taxes will be extracted from the pockets of consumers. We should be […]

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1st Independent NJ Cannabis Edibles Manufacturer ButACake Products Available in Dispensaries Wednesday

ButACake products by Cannpowerment, the 1st exclusively adult use independent New Jersey cannabis edibles manufacturer, will debut in dispensaries on Wednesday. They are the first locally owned, underground legacy to legal, Black, and woman-owned exclusively adult use New Jersey licensed cannabis manufacturer to enter the market. White men from elsewhere who often dislike the legacy […]

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NJ Biz Action Centers Hires Executive Director for Cannabis Training Academy

The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) has named Tauhid Chappell as the first Executive Director of the Cannabis Training Academy (CTA). It is set to launch later this year. The Cannabis Training Academy aims to assist individuals in pursuing an adult-use cannabis operator’s license or engaging in ancillary businesses. They’re especially interested in helping […]

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NJCRC Promises Help for Conditional Licenses at Latino Cannabis Business Conference in Jersey City

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) promised to help conditional license winners at a Latino cannabis business conference held in Jersey City led by the Cannabis Place. This marked the first annual Latino cannabis conference held by the National Hispanic Cannabis Council’s Tri-State chapter, jointly hosted with 420 Cannabis Place’s CEO Osbert Orduna. While […]

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NJ Cannabis Entrepreneurs Assistance Bill Passes Committee

Senator Troy Singleton’s (D-Burlington) bill to help cannabis NJ entrepreneurs with access to capital and assistance passed the NJ Assembly Health Committee again with amendments and bipartisan support. Chair Herb Conaway (D-Burlington) said Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) intervened to have the amendments passed by the committee. Current law prevents any entity from holding more […]

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NJCBA Makes Alliances to Ensure Minority Representation in NJ Cannabis

The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA) announced alliances with economic justice and business advocates to ensure minority representation in the NJ cannabis industry. “Whether potential license holders or general contractors or subcontractors, the state must ensure that people of color are part of the economic fabric of the cannabis industry that gets woven in the […]

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NJ Senate Minority Cannabis Entrepreneur Lending Bill Advances

Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is advancing a bill to help NJ minority cannabis entrepreneurs seeking to enter the medical cannabis industry access capital in New Jersey. He is passionate about legalization and creating a just cannabis industry. “The War on Drugs for low-income Black and Brown communities has done nothing but hold those communities back,” […]

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Singleton Bill Might Help NJ Minority Cannabis Entrepreneurs

Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is sponsoring a bill to help NJ minority entrepreneurs access capital and technical assistance that could have negative repercussions. State Senator Shirley Turner (D-Mercer) is the other primary cosponsor of S. 2875. It would allow an investment fund to lend money to cannabis license applicants who are minority entrepreneurs, women, or […]

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