Medical Cannabis Dispensary To Open In Waretown – Jersey Shore Online
Justice Cannabis will be directly behind the empty bank facing Route 9 within the Waretown Town Center. (Photo by Stephanie Faughnan)
WARETOWN – Medical cannabis patients in Ocean County have something to look forward to in the near future: Access to their prescribed treatment will soon be closer to home.
As it now stands, there are no medical marijuana dispensaries in Ocean County. Many patients travel as far as Bellmawr, Eatontown and Egg Harbor City to fulfill their prescriptions.
Justice Cannabis Co. – formerly known as Justice Grown, a Las Vegas company, established its presence in New Jersey after receiving state licensing approval in December 2019. The company operates a marijuana cultivation facility in Ewing.
“Our mission is to provide affordable cannabis to patients,” said Todd Johnson, Executive Vice President and Head of New Jersey Operations at Justice. “We want to do the same for regular consumers once recreational cannabis is available in the state.”
Local government boards have already approved the construction of the medical marijuana dispensary in Ocean Township. Plans are underway to commence building in the Waretown Town Center, where ShopRite is the primary tenant. The 4,200