A rich and vibrant cannabis industry that supports recreational use — one with a nod toward social equity and social justice — is coming to New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy wants it, the Legislature wants it, the voters want it.
But when? That’s another issue.
As the parties involved iron out the rules and regulations, ROI-NJ is providing a big-picture look at how this industry will impact the state’s economy — and how small businesses and entrepreneurs can take part.
The analysis: What the experts are saying
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We asked some of New Jersey’s top legal and financial experts what anyone who wants to break into the state’s marijuana business absolutely must keep in mind. See their answers by clicking the links below.
- How do you serve those in the cannabis industry?
- How should those who want to be involved in the industry proceed in the next 12 months as the rules and regulations — and the licensing — are worked out?
- What is a barrier to entry — or an issue most people don’t think of — that needs to be addressed to play in this space?
- What’s something else we should know about doing business in the cannabis space in New Jersey?
The stories: An in-depth look at key players, issues
A Q&A with Dianna Houenou, the chair of the Cannabis Regulatory Commission, leads our coverage.
- The right way, not right away: Q&A with Cannabis Commission Chair Houenou on how she hopes industry will develop
- Hopeful homecoming: Raised in Jersey, Reddy became California cannabis entrepreneur … now, he hopes to be part of Garden State’s nascent market
- Waiting game: Would-be medical marijuana businesses are left in holding pattern as state litigates license award process