Headquartered at 600 Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, Harmony’s cultivation and dispensary facility serves about 6,200 medicinal patients.
Jun 2, 2023

NJ revokes Harmony’s licenses to grow, manufacture recreational cannabis

“The rash decision that was taken is an alarming wake up call to the New Jersey entrepreneurs that are seeking to work within the confines established by state regulators to further grow the cannabis industry,” said Harmony CEO and founder Shaya Brodchandel.

Eastern Green Dispensary is currently a medicinal cannabis dispensary but has plans to expand into selling recreational use cannabis soon.
May 31, 2023

Eastern Green Dispensary opens in Camden County (slideshow)

The medicinal cannabis shop is offering several specials through the end of June.

Members of the Kushner family pose for a photo with Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller and members of the township council following approval of a resolution in support of the Kush Connection dispensary.
May 30, 2023

Family-owned cannabis dispensary set to launch in Montclair

Steve and Patty Steele Kushner plan to open a themed outlet that celebrates the deep-rooted connection between the plant and music.

“We’re really proud to be opening and excited to show the community what we’re doing and show that we can compete at a high level,” said Simply Pure Trenton owner Tahir Johnson.
May 22, 2023

Cannabis advocate blazing new trails (updated)

With the upcoming opening of Simply Pure Trenton, Tahir Johnson will become the first entrepreneur with a cannabis-related conviction to own and operate a legal adult-use dispensary in New Jersey.

Cannabis dispensary
May 19, 2023

CRC launches redesigned ‘Find A Dispensary’ online tool

As of April 13, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission has issued 98 annual awards, including 51 for retailers that will operate as recreational-only outlets.

In South Jersey, Novo Farms, the Northeast’s largest privately owned, vertically integrated cannabis operator, is set to open an adult-use dispensary May 19 in Woodbury.
May 18, 2023

New cannabis dispensaries opening in Central, South Jersey

In addition to the state’s first non-conversion, exclusively recreational store, a medical outlet is also starting sales.

Earth & Ivy founders David Ryslik, Sasha Stephens and Anthony Lotti
May 12, 2023

Ivy League student-athlete alumni to launch New Brunswick dispensary

The founders of Earth & Ivy are using their experience mixing cannabis and sports recovery to help destigmatize its use while providing customers of all demographics with access to high-quality products and education.

After the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission approved its application to enter into the personal-use market, Sweetspot Brands kicked off recreational cannabis sales May 11 at its Voorhees Township dispensary.
May 11, 2023

Voorhees Twp. medicinal dispensary adds recreational cannabis sales

Multistate operator Sweetspot Brands began adult-use sales May 11.

Cannabis dispensary
May 9, 2023

New law permits NJ cannabusinesses to claim state tax deductions (updated)

According to Section 280E of the IRS code, cannabis-related ventures are blocked from deducting typical business expenses on state and federal returns since marijuana is classified as a Schedule I narcotic by the federal government.

Raritan-based Valley Wellness officially began serving adult-use cannabis customers May 3.
May 5, 2023

Valley Wellness starts recreational cannabis sales

The state's first independently owned dispensary, the store is the second to launch in Somerset County and one of the few ventures not run by a multistate operator.

Cannabis business and marijuana industry concept as the shadow of a dollar sign on a group of leaves in a 3D illustration style.
Apr 28, 2023

CRC reports cannabis sales hit $132M in Q4 2022

The quarter saw a 13% increase from revenue generated from June through September.

Apr 28, 2023

NJ CannaBusiness Association president DeVeaux steps down

According to the trade industry association, Edmund DeVeaux “has accepted another position within the state,” but will remain an active board member, lending his voice and policy experience to NJCBA.