Today, the New Jersey Department of Health Division of Medical Marijuana announced that it is seeking applications to operate up to 108 new Alternative Treatment Centers:  up to 38 in the northern region of the state, up to 38 in the central region and up to 32 in the southern region.  Three types of endorsements will be available for ATCs: cultivation, manufacturing and dispensary broken down as follows:

  • up to 24 cultivators
  • up to 30 manufacturers
  • up to 54 dispensaries

Permit application forms for ATCs will be available on July 1 at  The Department of Health will accept written questions up to July 5.  There will be a pre-application webinar on July 16 to review the process and the most commonly submitted questions.  As was done with the July 2018 RFA a set of Frequently Asked Questions and responses to those questions will be posted following the webinar.  Applications are due August 15.  There was no mention of the timeline for announcing awards instead noting that it depends on the volume of applications received.

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Peter F. Kelly

Fox Rothschild’s Princeton, NJ Office