Murphy Administration rolls out six new ‘vertically integrated’ medical pot licenses

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s current medical marijuana regime is about to expand, Save Jerseyans, even as Trenton debates whether or not to expand access to pot for recreational purposes.

On Monday, the New Jersey Department of Health announced that it’s accepting applications for new “vertically integrated” licenses in the Garden State:

“Therefore, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 8:64-6.1, the Department provides this notice of a Request for Applications (RFA) for up to six (6) additional vertically integrated alternative treatment centers: up to two in the northern region, up to two in the central region, and up to two in the southern region.”

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“Vertically integrated” means the new licensed entities would be required to grow, process, AND sell the pot.

Each application costs $20,000.

Dispensaries already exist in Bellmawr, Cranbury, Egg Harbor Township, Montclair, Secaucus and Woodbridge.