How New Jersey Aims To Help Small And Minority-Owned Marijuana Businesses Compete Against The Big Guys
State regulators think a conditional license, which grants extra time for startup costs and to win local approvals, will make a big difference.
Manuel Caban is a lifelong Camden, New Jersey, resident who was arrested twice for marijuana offenses and a decade ago spent 30 days and then a year in prison for dealing.
That, he figures, makes him an ideal candidate for a license to sell cannabis now that New Jersey has legalized it with a focus on giving individuals who suffered under cannabis prohibition a solid path into the industry.
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