Recreational Marijuana

POLAND — Selectmen agreed Tuesday to form a seven-member Recreational Marijuana Use Committee by their Aug. 21 meeting. The committee is to draft an ordinance spelling out zoning, land use and other regulations for recreational marijuana facilities. The panel will include two selectmen, one planning board member, a member from the Community and Economic Development Committee and three residents.   […]

Moratorium expires January 2019, possibly clearing the way for pot shops The future of adult-use marijuana sales in Melrose remains unclear, but if a recreational pot shop does eventually open, the city will likely get its cut. The Board of Aldermen is moving toward adopting a local excise tax of 3 percent on all recreational […]

EDITOR’S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. A new proposal would remove a hard limit on the number of pot shops allowed in the state should legislators choose to legalize weed. While New Jersey has […]

Buy Photo Sespe Creek Collective in Ojai, owned by Chelsea Sutula, shown here, is one of three medical marijuana dispensaries in Ojai expected to expand into recreational marijuana sales once an ordinance allowing them takes effect in August.(Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR)Buy Photo Recreational cannabis will soon be for sale at dispensaries in Ojai. The Ojai […]

CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Buy Photo Maria Dickerson, 59, a 28-year Greenacres resident and president of the Greenacres Woodward Civic Association at her home in Green Acres, a Detroit neighborhood, on Thursday, July […]