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Green bargaining

Hand Holding Big Cannabis Bud. Medical Marijuana

The right to unionize is baked into the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act as it is in the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act. The law requires each cannabis business licensee to sign a labor peace agreement with a bona fide labor organization, with parties entering into an agreement that the employer will not oppose unionization and the union - if and when it organizes the workforce, agrees to not strike or otherwise stop work.

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McWhite appointed D&I director for NJCRC


Wesley McWhite III will lead the Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s office in charge of establishing and administering practices and procedures to bring socially and economically disadvantaged New Jerseyans into the state's medical and adult use cannabis industries.

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Saving green

Cannabis plant

Cannabis businesses have long struggled to get appropriate insurance coverage due to the product’s continued scheduling under the Controlled Substances Act: Schedule I classification means that any “manufacturing, possession, sale or use of marijuana” is a federal crime, and the conflict between federal and state laws cause issues with respect to criminal liability for insurance providers.

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Creating calm within regulations

Grochowski designed several Hashtoria dispensary locations in Oregon.

Brick-and-mortar retailers have a job to do: attract customers and to display products so that they sell and can be replaced with more. In that way, cannabis dispensaries are no different from jewelry, clothing or cookware outlets. In Montlcair, RHG Architecture + Design is figuring out how cannabis dispensaries should look and feel, while adhering to state-by-state requirements.

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