Cannabis Law

Cannabis Law Update

Adult-Use Licensing Attention again turns toward applications and licensing as a result of the passage of adult-use legislation in February, the Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (“CREAMMA”). The firm is working with a number of clients interested in pursuing one of six license types:  cultivation, processing, wholesaling, distribution, delivery and dispensary. In […]

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act Is Not Preempted By The Federal Controlled Substances Act

On April 13 the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed the Appellate Division’s affirmation of the compensation court’s Order in the matter Vincent Hager v. M&K Construction. The Court decided that Mr. Hager was entitled to reimbursement through workers compensation for the ongoing costs of medical cannabis that he was recommended after sustaining a debilitating […]

Ansell Grimm Adds Attorney To Cannabis Law Practice Group

Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC announces that Zachary L. Windham has joined the firm to assist in the preparation of applications for cannabis licenses in the State of New Jersey.  The addition of Mr. Windham expands the firm’s already robust Cannabis Law Practice Group, enabling it to further support its clients in licensing, corporate formation and […]

Make Room for Hemp: NJ and NY Industrial Hemp Regulations

We have all been following the transforming laws governing the sale and purchase of marijuana which have remained centralized in headlines for quite some time now. Amidst all the excitement, we don’t want to overlook the changes being made state by state in hemp distribution and sale. New Jersey Under the relevant regulations, “hemp” means […]

NJ Gov. Signs Legal Pot Bills After ‘Bungled’ Process By Bill Wichert

  Law360 (February 22, 2021, 12:43 PM EST) New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed legislation to set up an adult-use recreational marijuana market in the Garden State, ending what one state senator had called a “bungled” process as the governor and legislators tussled for months over the consequences for underage possession of cannabis […]

Legal Problems for NJ Medical Marijuana Licensing by Janice Kirkel

    FEB 18, 2021 – New Jersey’s medical marijuana licensing process can resume after a court ruling but how it will do that is an open question. A number of applications were rejected because of technical problems with filing. The applicants sued the state’s department of health over this, but lost. Craig Provorny, one of […]