Cannabis Review Board

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The City of Hoboken is currently not accepting new cannabis applications.

Please check back in periodically to determine if new licenses are available.  Please email for any questions regarding cannabis in Hoboken.

The City of Hoboken supports the following Cannabis businesses:

  • Medical Cannabis Dispensaries
  • Cannabis Retail for Adult Use
  • Cannabis Wholesale Operations
  • Cannabis Delivery Services
  • Cannabis Consumption License

Cannabis businesses are permitted in the C-1, C-2, C-4, I-1 and I-2 zones outlined on the attached map. Cannabis businesses are not permitted in residential zones.  Medical Cannabis and Retail Cannabis businesses may not be located within 500 feet of each other, within 600 feet of any primary or secondary school,  and not adjacent to any childhood learning facility.  A maximum of six (6) cannabis facilities (medical or recreational) are permitted in the City as a whole, with a maximum of three (3) permitted in each Ward. 


The map shows approved business locations as well as businesses that have an application and/or license pending approval and the radius each business covers.  New applications that overlaps with an existing or pending location will not be accepted.

Online Cannabis Retailer/Dispensary Approval Status Map Viewer (click to view)


Applicants wishing to operate a Cannabis business in the City of Hoboken must be licensed by both the State of New Jersey and the City of Hoboken.  Municipal licenses for all Cannabis operations shall be renewed on an annual basis.

Municipal Boards

Municipal Approval (new businesses)

State approval and licensing process to be concurrent with the above timeline.

Cannabis Review Board Members

Term Start
Term End
Term Duration
Emily Wirt
Mayoral Appointment
October 10, 2023
Term of Mayor
Term of Mayor
Caleb Stratton
Acting Director for Health and Human Services
Term of Mayor
Jason Freeman
Mayor or Designee
Term of Mayor
Emily Jabbour
Council Designee
1 year
Gary Weinstein
Mayor Appointment
Term of Mayor
Term of Mayor
Robert Davis
Council Appointment
2 years
Katie Morse
Council Appointment
2 years

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