Two weeks of adult-use cannabis in New Jersey: "Amount of customers wows dispensaries"

The first two weeks of legal adult-use cannabis sales in New Jersey are in the books, and the state's brand new cannabis industry shows no signs of slowing down. 

The 12 medical marijuana dispensaries selling cannabis for adult use still see regular lines, though far shorter than the hours-long waits that faced many on the first sales day on April 21.

More than 12,000 customers visited dispensaries on the first day, and Curaleaf Regional Vice President of Retail Adam John said the number of transactions and customers at its flagship Bellmawr dispensary has continued to grow in the two weeks since. 

"We had our team telling us what they thought we could expect," John said. "But what's been different is just the sheer volume in New Jersey. That's something nothing could prepare us for." Asked to compare New Jersey's opening to other states, John replied simply, "Bigger, faster, stronger."

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