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NJ-CRC, EDA Announce 1st NJ Cannabis Grant Winners

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJ-CRC) announced the expanded Phase I NJ cannabis grants winners. Access to capital is the largest hurdle stopping most New Jersey cannabis license entrepreneurs. In this first “Joint Ventures” NJ cannabis grants phase, the NJEDA awarded $250,000 to 48 New Jersey cannabis […]

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South Jersey Cannabis Webinar Features NJCRC Commissioner Nash

A South Jersey cannabis webinar featured New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) Commissioner Krista Nash discussing the state’s emerging market. The accounting firm Alloy Silverstein sponsored it. “We are in the phase of normalization,” NJ CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA) President Ed DeVeaux said. “We’re doing everything in our control to meet the Social Equity goals set […]

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NJCRC Releases Adult-Use Cannabis Rules Emphasizing Social Equity

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) released the adult-use cannabis market rules which prioritize social equity and small businesses. However, they do not allow for baked edibles or gummies to be legally sold. At their sixth meeting, they released the interim adult-use cannabis rules. They will serve for a year as more permanent rules […]

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CRC Chair Dianna Houenou Eager to Begin Cannabis Regulations, See Sales Next Year

Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) Chair Diana Houenou is eager to begin establishing cannabis regulations. “I’m thrilled that the Commission is getting up and running and doing the work. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done,” Houenou said. “I don’t expect adult-use cannabis sales to occur this calendar year. Because as the Commission […]

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Rowan University Sets up Cannabis Think Tank and CRC Faces Backlash

Rowan University in Glassboro in Gloucester County is setting up a cannabis think tank. African American social justice advocates are criticizing Governor Phil Murphy for not appointing a Black man to the Cannabis Regulatory Commission. The Rowan University Institute for Cannabis Research, Policy, and Workforce Development will encompass the business, law, medicine, chemistry, and pharmacology […]

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