Growing Business Opportunities in NJ’s Cannabis Industry: A Legal Perspective

NEW JERSEY’S LAWS ARE BEING reviewed to accommodate a new cannabis industry that will create jobs, increase tax revenues and launch ancillary businesses. Law firms are actively involved in shaping this market for clients that want to invest and oper­ate companies that will face conflicting state and federal laws. COMMERCE asked the Cannabis Practice Leaders at New Jersey’s top law
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South Jersey Means Business: A Conversation with George Norcross

THE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE insurance brokerage firm Conner Strong & Buckelew, George Norcross is a well-known influencer, business leader and power broker in the Garden State—particularly in South Jersey. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cooper University Health Care and the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, he is a driving force for
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How to Retain and Attract Businesses to New Jersey

NEW JERSEY has a lot going for it, from an enviable location to a well-developed workforce to a transportation network that con­nects it with many key centers of com­merce. But high taxes, regulatory bur­dens and other issues are hurting the state’s ability to attract and retain busi­nesses. New Jersey needs creative solu­tions and incentives to reach out to companies that—thanks
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NJDEP Commits to Protecting Water Quality on NJ Beaches

NEW JERSEY, CONSISTENTLY A national leader in ocean water quality and monitoring, is look­ing forward to another great beach season, according to New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Acting Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe. The shore is the backbone of the state’s $44 billion tourism economy. “New Jersey has long been a leader in protecting water quality at our beach­es
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Vacation Time: Four Hidden Gems of the Jersey Shore

ACCORDING TO A REPORT commissioned by the New Jersey State Department of Tourism,2017 tourism dollars increased in each of the four Shore counties: Atlantic generated $6.977 million, Cape May$6.363 million, Ocean $4.763 million and Monmouth $2.506 million. Here, just in time for summer, are four of New Jersey’s hidden and not-so-hidden gems along the Atlantic—Cape May, Atlantic City, Asbury Park
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