Dec 14, 2021, 10:34pmUpdated 2h ago
By: News 12 Staff
The Morristown Town Council will be voting on if marijuana dispensaries will be allowed in the town.
The ordinance the council members are voting on would allow for two dispensaries if it is approved. However, the dispensaries would only be allowed in two specific areas – Ridgedale and Madison avenues.
The locations could prove to be difficult for potential business owners. Ridgedale Avenue is not very long and holds businesses such as an Enterprise car rental, a Wells Fargo bank, a lumber yard and a car dealership.
The one location where a dispensary would seem to open is at the location of Sam’s Auto Repair Shop, which now sits vacant on Ridgedale Avenue.
Along Madison Avenue, there does not seem to be much space either.
Wednesday, Dec. 15 is an important day for those interested in obtaining a license to start a marijuana business.
“The first license applications are being accepted on a rolling basis for cultivation and manufacturing,” says Bill Pascrell III, with Princeton Public Affairs Group. “It’ll be interesting to see how fast the state responds to them. I believe there’ll be literally hundreds of applications.”
Pascrell has lobbied many municipalities considering if they will allow marijuana