The body that will oversee New Jersey’s cannabis industry by establishing rules and regulations and eventually awarding new licenses to sell and grow cannabis has been officially seated and will meet publicly next week.
Gov. Phil Murphy’s office announced Thursday he has officially filed all five appointments for the Cannabis Regulatory Commission. It will meet Monday at 2 p.m.
“This will be the first meeting of many as we put the values of equity and safety into practice in regulating this new industry,” Dianna Houenou, the commission’s chair, said in a statement.
The commission will take over the state’s medical cannabis program and also oversee the legal 21 and older cannabis industry. Its official formation starts the clock for legal weed sales in New Jersey.\
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