NEW JERSEY – Over a year after New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation to decriminalize marijuana, adults 21 and over will finally be able to legally purchase it starting next week.
According to a report by CNN Business, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission will issue licenses to seven alternative treatment centers, which includes 13 dispensaries.
In a tweet posted Thursday afternoon, Gov. Murphy announced that adults over the age of 21 will be able to legally purchase cannabis starting next Thursday, April 21st.
Starting on April 21st, adults ages 21+ will be able to legally purchase cannabis and cannabis products without a medical card.
This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry. Learn more: https://t.co/MsSRlUBPZ8.
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) April 14, 2022
A list of the retail locations set to open next week will be posted on the Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s website as soon as alternative treatment centers confirm they will begin operations.
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