What Are the Closest Weed Dispensaries in NJ by Train? – Curbed

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Recreational-weed sales are finally here! (By “here,” I mean New Jersey.) On Thursday, 12 dispensaries in the Garden State started selling recreational cannabis, with more to follow in the coming months. New York’s statewide retail market is still a long way off, so many of these dispensaries are now the closest thing to legal local access a New Yorker can get. “Arguably, it’s a violation of federal law,” one cannabis-law attorney told Patch when asked about bringing legal purchases back to the city, “but we all know there’s not going to be DEA and federal agents manning every bridge and tunnel.”

Either way, New Yorkers with a government ID showing they’re 21 or older can certainly purchase weed in New Jersey. So with that note, here are some of the recreational-cannabis dispensaries that are (hypothetically) easiest to get to from New York City on public transit according to Google Maps:

RISE Bloomfield
45 minutes

From Penn Station, you can take a New Jersey Transit (or Amtrak) train to Newark and, depending on the time of day, transfer to a number of different New Jersey Transit bus lines — 72, 11, 29,

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