Harmony Dispensary received unanimous support from board members to open a dispensary in Hoboken. Rendering courtesy of Nastasi Architects.
A local battle between competing medical cannabis companies looks to be tilting towards a Secaucus outfit that is looking to open Hoboken’s first pot dispensary before 2021 comes to a close.
Last summer, Jersey Digs was the first news outlet to report on a medical marijuana facility at 95 Hudson Street. A plan from Harmony Dispensary looked to transform 5,000 square feet of ground-floor space and gained approvals from the city’s planning board in August 2020.
95 Hudson Street, Hoboken. Photo by Chris Fry/Jersey Digs.
Colorado-based Terrapin announced their intentions the following month to open their own dispensary just a block away at 86 River Street and filed a lawsuit against Harmony shortly thereafter. Terrapin claimed that Harmony never submitted an application to Hoboken’s Medical Cannabis Review Board as part of their application.
Under regulations established last June, prospective dispensaries must submit a “favorable report” amid other requirements before opening. A judge ruled in March that Harmony’s application needed further review from the Medical Cannabis Review Board, which happened during a meeting last week.
Harmony received unanimous support from board members to