That could come soon, he said.
“I think we can start seeing adult purchases in mid to late fall,” DeVeaux said.
The state has targeted retail sales starting February 2022, according to employees at Acreage Holdings, a multi-state group that owns The Botanist in Egg Harbor Township and on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
Brian Sickora, general manager of Acreage Holdings for New Jersey, says they are ramping up manufacturing for the recreational market while caring for patients.
“We are currently significantly expanding our grow facilities to meet the additional demand and continue to deliver exceptional, consistent products to all New Jersey consumers,” Sickora said in an email.
Try to contact the owners of Be. were unsuccessful. There are three Be. Medical cannabis locations in New York State owned by Citiva, a grant from national cannabis company iAnthus.
In Cumberland County, Columbia Care has a pharmacy on Delsea Drive in Vineland and recently opened another in Deptford. The company has pharmacies in 13 states and the District of Columbia.
The rules passed by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission in August are designed to enable small operators to enter a potentially lucrative business that is dominated by large corporations. These include low application fees and special micro-business licenses, with the stated aim of ensuring that minorities, women and veterans have a chance to own businesses in the emerging market and that the communities hardest hit by the war on drugs benefit from legal cannabis .