NJ cannabis licensees face exorbitant rent demands

Some would-be cannabis entrepreneurs who have already obtained a license from New Jersey are now having trouble finding affordable retail space. Turns out, the minute you say "marijuana," landlords jack up their asking rent.

Ice T to open marijuana dispensary in Jersey City

Actor, rapper, and New Jersey native Ice T is going into the legal marijuana business in Jersey City — and he needs workers. His dispensary, a partnership with The Medicine Woman founder Charis B, wants to hire former cannabis offenders from the area.

New York lagging behind in legal marijuana sales

With recreational marijuana sales beginning in New Jersey, New York is getting a good look at the potential tax revenue it's missing out on. But officials are hopeful that pot sales in the Empire State will be up and running by the end of the year.