The Adult Use Cannabis License Application Opened Two Months Ago: What Comes Next?

New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)

2.22.2022

This New Jersey Law Journal article written by Wilentz Shareholder Lisa Gora and Associate Natalie Moszczynski recapitulates the data since the Cannabis Regulatory Commission began accepting license applications on December 15, 2021 and reviews the requirements to apply to Class 5 Cannabis Retailer Licenses, which will open on March 15, 2022.

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