Applications for New Alternative Care Centers to be Issued on July 1, 2019

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On June 3, 2019, Governor Murphy issued an executive order expanding the Medical Marijuana Program in New Jersey.  A total of 108 additional licenses will be issued.  The licenses will be divided among the northern, central and southern regions of New Jersey.

There will be separate licenses for each of cultivation, manufacturing endorsements and dispensaries.  Each region will be allocated 8 licenses for cultivation, 10 for manufacturing and 20 for dispensaries, for a total of 38 licenses per region.

Applications will be issued by the Department of Health on July 1, 2019 and must be submitted to the Department no later than
August 15, 2019.

If you have questions or would like assistance with an application for a license for medical marijuana, please contact Sheila M. Mints, Esq. directly at 856.840.4945 or via email at smints@capehart.com.  


Sheila M. Mints, Esq. specializes in healthcare transactional matters, including shareholder and employment agreements, purchases and sales of medical practices, including ACO and IPO transactions, and practice mergers. Ms. Mints acts as general counsel to many large practices and ambulatory care facilities, assisting with transactional, tax, human resources mattes and negotiation with payors and vendors. Ms. Mints also handles governmental and commercial payor investigations and audits into health care billing and coding practices. An experienced tax lawyer, Ms. Mints represents her clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the federal Tax Court and state taxation departments in a variety of tax matters.

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