Legal Pot To Offer Minority Biz Openings, NJ Attys Told

By Bill Wichert (May 19, 2021, 3:45 PM EDT) -- Minority-owned businesses will be able to carve out a piece of New Jersey's highly anticipated adult-use recreational marijuana market, although one lawmaker suggested such opportunities may be limited to shops selling cupcakes and drug paraphernalia, according to a New Jersey State Bar Association convention panel discussion Wednesday.

Nearly three months since Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation to set up the market — after voters in November approved a state constitutional amendment legalizing cannabis for adult use — panelists offered competing takes on the potential business ventures for communities of color as the state's Cannabis Regulatory Commission develops industry regulations.

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