Client Alert: Additional medical cannabis licensing rounds are expected in the next few months in New Jersey. The majority of applicants who threw their hat into the ring to acquire one of six vertically integrated medical cannabis licenses this summer found themselves on the short end of the stick when the winners of the six licenses ... Read More.
If Governor Elect Philip Murphy keeps his campaign promise, he will be signing a bill legalizing the use, production and sale of recreational marijuana within the first 100 days of his administration. The passage of this law will force municipalities throughout New Jersey to make some tough decisions. Do they embrace the tax and other economic ... Read More.
New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Constitutional Challenges To Department Of Health’s Decision Not To Expand Number of Medical Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers
In 2016, the New Jersey Department of Health (“DOH”) issued its bi-annual report on the state of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (the “Act”). In its report, the DOH recommended that the State of New Jersey not expand the number of medical marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (“ATCs”) permitted to serve patien ... Read More.
New Jersey Supreme Court To Review Amendment To RPC 1.2(d) To Permit Lawyers To Counsel And Assist Clients With Regard To New Jersey Medical Marijuana Laws
As discussed in our February 14, 2016 blog post, the New Jersey State Bar Association established an ad hoc committee to review the ethical issues raised under New Jersey’s Rules of Professional Conduct (“RPC”) 1.2(d) for an attorney representing a client in connection with the sale, distribution, or use of medical marijuana as authorized un ... Read More.