Mile Square City Native and Entrepreneur Joe Castelo Brings His Hometown Expanded Access to Medical Cannabis
HOBOKEN, N.J., November 01, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Mile Square City is entering a historic new era as Hoboken’s first medical cannabis dispensary, Terrapin Care Station (“The Station”), has officially opened its doors to medical marijuana patients at 10:00am on Friday, Oct. 27. Located in the heart of Hoboken at 86 River and a mere .2 miles from the PATH train, this opening of The Station will benefit nearly 1,000 medical patients in the area with its 5,000-square-foot dispensary and create 45 jobs. The Station is the 14th dispensary in the Garden State to open exclusively to patients.
With deep local ties in the community, The Station’s Founder, Joseph Castelo, cites a community-wide desire for clean, high-quality curated cannabis as the driving force behind bringing the first legal cannabis dispensary to Hoboken.
“Hoboken is a city of many firsts, and The Station will be a new first for Hoboken as we usher in destigmatization and cannabis legalization in the Garden State. I’m honored to be but a small part of bringing safe and exciting products to everyone in my hometown.”
Before founding The Station, Joseph was an indie filmmaker who