A slew of state cannabis dispensaries are coming to the district
There are a ton of cannabis license applications lined up with Community Board 1 this Thursday — 23 applications to be exact at 14 locations between Tribeca and Fidi. (Sorry for the late notice — must have been distracted by Halloween when the agendas were sent.)
And while originally these licenses were to go through the Licensing & Permitting Committee, as do liquor licenses, they are now filtering through the board’s Executive Committee, made up of the chairs of the board’s committees. The meeting is Nov. 16 at 1 Centre, room 2202A-North; you can also tune in here live.
Applications through the state’s Office of Cannabis Management opened up on Oct. 3, hence the onslaught. So far only one other had trickled through — planned for 16 Murray (more on that soon). Applicants have to notify the community boards in the city at least 30 days before filing the application. Here’s the rundown, starting from the north:
386 Canal, Jordan Forrester (at West Broadway) 312-322 Canal, Jordan Forrester (between Broadway and Church) Two applications at 161 Hudson (at Laight —