Cannabis Law

The Stay Stays in Medical Marijuana RFA Case

Since December of last year the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) has been barred from moving forward in the request for application process for medical marijuana facilities after being sued for unfairly excluding some applicants due to allegedly corrupt PDF files submitted as part of their applications. The applicants contend the alleged corruption of […]

New Jersey’s DOH Continues Court Fight for Problem It Could Solve Administratively

Justin Zaremba of NJ Cannabis Insider has covered the latest developments in the ongoing dispute between the New Jersey Department of Health and litigants claiming to be unfairly excluded from the state’s Medical Marijuana facility licensing program due to a corrupt PDFs. NJDOH sought to dissolve the stay preventing the 2019 RFA process from moving […]

Easy Route Available for Resolving Medical Marijuana Facility Delays

Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC partner Josh Bauchner recently wrote a guest column for Cannabis Insider addressing issues surrounding the appeal of New Jersey’s 2019 Request for Applications to open medical marijuana facilities. The column, in full, appears below: In the last issue of Cannabis Insider, a guest columnist purported to offer “several” solutions to […]

Business Delayed is Business Denied for Potential Cannabis Licensees

According to a recent report in the NJCannabis Insider (subscription required) applicants from the 2019 Request for Applications for medical cannabis licensing denied due to corruption of their online applications continue to await their day in court. Josh Bauchner, an attorney with Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC representing several clients who were disqualified from the […]

NJ Cannabis Insider reports on recent event, highlighting speakers including Joshua Bauchner

NJ Cannabis Insider reported on its largest panel and networking event, NJ Cannabis Insider Live: The Road to Legalization held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison. The event featured regulators, industry power players, entrepreneurs and professionals. Among the speakers highlighted were Joshua Bauchner of Ansell, Grimm & […]

New Jersey Launches A Hemp Program In Accord With The Federal Hemp Farming Act Of 2018

New Jersey recently launched a hemp program in accord with the federal Hemp Farming Act of 2018  which removed hemp (generally defined as cannabis with less than 0.3% THC) from Schedule I of the  Controlled Substances Act instead treating it as an ordinary agricultural commodity. Its provisions were incorporated into the 2018 United States Farm bill that became law on December 20, 2018. New […]