What To Know About the Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s Proposed New Guidelines

New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)


In this New Jersey Law Journal article, Wilentz attorneys Michael F. Schaff and Jennie M. Miller discuss the proposed guidelines the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission introduced on September 8, 2023. The guidelines address additional ingestible forms of cannabis products in the medical and recreational cannabis markets, including cannabis-infused beverages, baked goods, candies, gummies, butters, jams, jellies and chocolates.

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