Residents sue to stop weed dispensaries from opening in their town –

Some residents of a New Jersey borough say they don’t want their neighborhoods to become destinations for pot smokers, so they’ve filed a lawsuit attempting to stop the sale of legal weed in town — the group’s second such attempt to do so.

In a lawsuit filed in the Middlesex County Superior Court last month, seven local citizens and a cannabis victims group are challenging Highland Park’s ordinances and resolutions that permit licensed cannabis businesses to operate within the town’s borders.

The group argues the borough council’s legal weed laws violate federal marijuana law — which, unlike New Jersey, prohibits the possession, use and distribution of cannabis.

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