Where are recreational dispensaries in New Jersey?

recreational dispensaries in new jersey

Hooray! You are now able to go to recreational dispensaries in New Jersey! For now, there are only 13 recreational marijuana dispensaries permitted in New Jersey. This is significant for those who possibly were not able to be granted a medical marijuana card due to lack of qualification or their employer. This allows people to try and see if marijuana is right for their needs without an initial prescription. Though, keep in mind that having a marijuana card gets you special access to certain products and deals.

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Recreational dispensaries in New Jersey:

The Apothecarium

The Apothecarium is located at 1865 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood and 55 South Main Street in Phillipsburg. They have a variety of products ranging from gummies to flower. There are a variety of deals such as depending on the day of the week, for veterans, elders, new patients, etc. The dispensary is current in the process of having an easy pick-up system for those on the go. A unique aspect of this dispensary is that they offer free educational events. Medical marijuana patients- you can come get your prescription here too!


Ascend is located at 174 Route 17 North in Rochelle Park and 395 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Ascend is known for their seamless experience when purchasing their variety of high-quality marijuana products, with an online ordering service along with knowledgable budtenders. The dispensary takes pride in selling their high-quality vapes, flower, and topicals at an affordable price, as well as having special discounts and a rewards program. Ascend also accepts medical patients!

The Botanist

The Botanists is located at 100 Century Drive in Egg Harbor Township and 2090 N Blackhorse Pike in Williamstown. Every day is discount day at The Botanist, as they have a variety of deals daily, and exclusive ones just for medical marijuana users. The dispensary sells its own vapes, gummies, tinctures, cacao bites, and RSO, plus other brand’s products. The Botanist has a good amount of out-of-state locations, so if you are in a state that recognizes marijuana respicrocity, you can find your favorite products on the go.

The Cannabist

The Cannabist is located at 1692 Clements Bridge Rd. in Deptford and 1062 N. Delsea Dr. in Vineland. Their focus is to have a higher standard, knowledge, and calling. There are the options of choosing from a medical or recreational menu, which are both filled with a variety of products that are able to cater to all of your needs. The Cannabist has locations nation-wide, so be sure to check out if there is a location near you when you travel!


Curaleaf is located at 640 Creek Road in Bellmawr and 4237 US-130 South in Edgewater Park. The dispensary contains a massive menu of pre-rolls, flower, vapes, concentrates, edibles, tinctures, topicals, and accessories. Site-wide, there is a variety of discounts on different products. A unique aspect of Curaleaf’s site is that you can read information on cooking with cannabis, with a variety of drink and food recipes!


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