FLEMINGTON – Hunterdon County’s first medical marijuana dispensary might open in three to 4 months in a shopping mall off the Flemington Circle.
Altus New Jersey has been granted a permit by the state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission to open the dispensary at The Shoppes at Flemington off the circle.
Altus obtained the best rating within the state amongst allow candidates, Jonathan Goldrath, one of many firm’s principals advised the Borough Council.
“We’re actually excited to deliver our enterprise to Flemington,” he stated.
Goldrath, who moved from the finance business to the legalized hashish business in 2016, stated the the dispensary, which he known as a “pharmacy,” will make use of about 20 to 30 individuals.
Goldrath stated the companies needs to “develop into a standout company citizen” and be energetic in native enterprise organizations just like the Flemington Group Partnership and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce. He additionally stated staff will obtain paid day without work for volunteering.
Goldfarb stated he has been concerned in medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Utah.
The enterprise is “nicely capitalized” and “prepared, prepared and ready” to do enterprise in New Jersey, he stated.
Sooner or later, he stated, the enterprise is planning to use for a state allow to open an adult-use marijuana store.
Mayor Betsy Driver expressed enthusiasm concerning the enterprise.
“I stay up for having a productive partnership with Altus,” she stated.
The dispensary will be a part of different companies on the purchasing heart, together with Addicted Stylish, Nice Clips, Flemington Furs, 5 Beneath, House Items and Talbots.
Goldfarb first expressed curiosity in opening a dispensary in Flemington in 2018.
“It has been a very long time coming,” he advised the council.
The closest medical marijuana dispensary to Hunterdon County is in Phillipsburg.
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