No Legalization Yet, But 'Shift' Sees NJ Firms Firing Up Cannabis Practices

New Jersey Law Journal


In this interview with the New Jersey Law Journal, Wilentz shareholders Angelo Cifaldi and Michael Schaff comment on the possibility of legalization of recreational marijuana in New Jersey, and the legal aspects associated with conducting business in the growing legal cannabis market in New Jersey.

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