Can cannabis by cultivated on preserved farmland?

Probably, as medical cannabis has been considered an agricultural crop based on New Jersey’s agricultural statutes, it would stand to reason that recreational cannabis would also meet this definition. However, because cannabis is prohibited at the federal level, it has been the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s position to not permit the growing of medical cannabis on any farm that has been preserved with federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program funding. This policy would likely extend to non-medical cannabis growing as well.

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1. Can cannabis facilities operate within “Drug-Free School Zones?”
2. Can a municipality adopt an ordinance regulating cannabis delivery services?
3. What kind of tax can a municipality impose on cannabis establishments? And, do vertically integrated facilities avoid certain local taxes?
4. What are the projected revenues of the local transfer and user tax?
5. What kind of license does a cannabis testing facility require? Can a municipality prevent cannabis testing facilities operating within their boundaries the same they do other license holders?
6. Can currently licensed alternative treatment centers begin offering their services for non-medicinal purposes? If yes, is municipal approval required prior to the alternative treatment center expandin
7. Can a municipality prohibit the consumption of cannabis on public property and in public places?
8. Will cannabis cultivators be eligible for farmland assessment?
9. Can cannabis by cultivated on preserved farmland?
10. Is the growing and processing of cannabis eligible for Right-to-Farm protection?
11. What is the National Opioids Settlement?