Rohan Marley and Colorado-based dispensary Lightshade have officially applied to open a dispensary in Montclair, New Jersey, according to NorthJersey.com. Cannabis was a major part of his late father Bob Marley’s spiritual practice in the Rastafarian faith. Rohan stated that his family in Jamaica has advocated for the medical benefits of marijuana.
State officials announced that five cultivation, four vertically integrated and 15 retail dispensary licenses would be granted. There is no immediate timetable for when licenses will be granted according to the New Jersey Department of Health.