Cannabis Dispensary Discussion Tabled In Madison Borough – Patch

MADISON, NJ — Following comments from several borough residents opposing the introduction of the cannabis dispensary, the Madison Borough Council has decided to postpone their vote on the proposed business.

On Nov. 28, the council heard from the team at 1st Choice Health + Wellness, a licensed dispensary looking to open a location in Madison.

According to Nicholas Dasaro, COO of 1st Choice Health + Wellness, the company is interested in Madison because of its central location in northern New Jersey.

The company hopes to operate a fully-equipped medical dispensary out of a building at 340 Main Street, which was the site of a former bank.

No cultivation or manufacturing will occur on-site, and all medicinal cannabis will be sold in sealed packages or containers, Dasaro said.

Following the initial presentation, several members of the public came forward to express their opinion on the new venture.

The first to speak was resident Rachel Bourassa, who brought up concerns over the zoning requirements, as the property abuts several homes in the Niles neighborhood.

“As I purchased my house in March in Madison we noticed immediately that we had this view of this parking lot and there is absolutely no boundary

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