In this Rogue Arena Podcast, host Lulu Cohen speaks with cannabis industry insiders on NY vs. NJ hurdles to overcome.
Lulu tees up the debate with 2 guests who own legal dispensaries in both states. Her guests are Jeremy Rivera, Owner of Terp Bros in Astoria NY, which is located in the NYC borough of Queens, and Monica Werkheiser, Owner of Canna Remedies in Ewing, NJ.
Monica Werkheiser is a former pharmacy manager who ran a line of medical cannabis dispensaries in Pennsylvania before being awarded a recreational-only cannabis license in New Jersey. She sat down with Here Weed Go! host Eddie Celaya to talk about the unique license structure of The Garden State, what challenges she's faced in attempting to open her new shop and where she thinks the future of cannabis lies for a state surrounded by some of the largest metro areas in the country.
How's it growing folks?! Welcome back to Here Weed Go!
During my time on the Las Vegas Convention Center floor, between scheduled interviews and exploring all the new products and innovations, I ran into two dispensary operators, Weiwei “Vivian” Fellman and Monica Werkheiser.
2022 was a mixed bag for the legal cannabis industry. Numerous companies were hit with layoffs, cash crunches and mounting debt. Conversely, there were high points, as more states legalized adult-use and President Biden announced he would be pardoning all people convicted of possession under federal law from 1992 to 2021.
MERCER COUNTY, NJ — A new cannabis dispensary is all set to open in Mercer County in the fall.
Canna Remedies will be coming to Ewing in the fall of 2023. The dispensary will be located at 2175 Spruce Street.
Several cannabis retail stores have been approved by New Jersey to open this year. NJ Cannabis Insider is putting a spotlight on these licensed cannabis businesses.
Canna Remedies is a majority women-led and operated cannabis retail store committed to building community health and economic opportunity in New Jersey. The store will be at 2175 Spruce St. in Ewing.
How's it growing folks?! During my time on the convention floor, between scheduled interviews and exploring all the new products and innovations, I ran into two dispensary operators, Weiwei “Vivian” Fellman and Monica Werkheiser.
While both women head up operations for their companies, that’s about where the similarities end.
As a pharmacist-turned-dispensary-owner Monica Werkheiser has a unique perspective as she navigates the ever changing cannabis industry. From talking to patients about specific needs and learning more about the plant, to understanding the legalities and nuances of the business. She shares her experiences, successes, and struggles of starting and running a dispensary in New Jersey.
This programming is for the CannaCurious and the CannaSerious that have questions about how to use Cannabis as Medicine. We feature special guests that include Cannabis Patients with their personal testimonies of How Cannabis Saved their life. As well as Medical Professionals and care takers that have used Cannabis to manage the symptoms of different diagnosis for their patients.
Earlier this year, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission noted that of 1,600 applications more than 400 are women-owned business. This year, just about half of the nearly 50 new dispensaries that opened are founded, owned or run by women.
For use only by adults 21 years of age or older. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate heavy machinery while using products with cannabis. Canna Remedies is licensed by the State of New Jersey.