New Jersey Lawmaker Plans Hearings for Delays to Cannabis Launch

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The New Jersey adult-use cannabis program is off to a halting start, with the launch of sales hamstrung by repeated delays. The Cannabis Regulatory Commission missed its deadline for allowing [medical cannabis dispensaries] to sell to the recreational market. I hope shortly thereafter, the standalone recreational marijuana operators.” But that plan hit a snag last week, when the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission declined to award licenses to eight medical cannabis dispensaries hoping to sell adult-use cannabis. The licensing of growers, distributors and retailers to serve the adult-use market has been plagued with repeated delays. Now a top lawmaker in the Garden State wants answers, and is working hard to get them through the work of a committee.

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The New Jersey adult-use cannabis program is off to a halting start, with the launch of sales hamstrung by repeated delays. 

Now a top lawmaker in the Garden State wants answers, and is working hard to get them through the work of a committee. 

Nick Scutari, the president of the New Jersey State Senate, said Tuesday that he is forming a special legislative committee to look into why legal pot sales still haven’t begun in the state.

“These delays are totally unacceptable,” Scutari said in a statement. “We need to get the legal...

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