NJ Marijuana Legalization: Point Pleasant Beach Bans Medical, Recreational Cannabis Sales

If and when marijuana is legalized in New Jersey, there will be at least one town where it won't be sold.

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December 27, 2017
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POINT PLEASANT BEACH — If and when marijuana is legalized in New Jersey, there will be at least one town where it won't be sold.

The Point Pleasant Beach borough council has unanimously approved a full ban on marijuana sales, including both medical marijuana dispensaries and any retail business looking to sell [marijuana].

In an interview, Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Stephen Reid said he was not against medical marijuana — and not all borough officials are against recreational marijuana. 

But the council, he said, simply does not want it sold in town. The vote was last week.

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