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Cannabis Articles

Discover articles by UFCW Local 152 that pertain to the recent cannabis movement in our area.

June 18, 2021
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Local 152 Staff Continue to Support Cannabis at Local Government Meetings Across NJ – May/June 2021

  As time runs out for New Jersey cities to establish cannabis limitations before Governor Murphy’s August 21st deadline, UFCW Local 152 staff continue to attend […]
June 1, 2021
Hugh Giordano speaking at the 5/13/2021 meeting. Photo from Jersey Shore Online.

Union Rep Hugh Giordano Speaks Against Cannabis Ban at Lacey Township Meeting – 5/13/2021

  After attending the April 22 meeting when the ordinance to ban all cannabis operations in the township was proposed, Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended the […]
May 28, 2021
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Union Rep Hugh Giordano the Only Person to Challenge Surf City, Barnegat Light Cannabis Ban – 5/12/2021

  On Wednesday, May 12, Union Representative Hugh Giordano was the only person to publicly speak against Surf City and Barnegat Light’s ordinances to ban all […]
May 20, 2021
Hugh Giordano at the Toms River Council meeting on 5/11/2021.

UFCW Local 152 Staff Attends Toms River Council Meeting To Oppose Cannabis Ban – 5/11/2021

  On Tuesday, May 11, Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Toms River City Council meeting in response to a proposed ordinance to ban all cannabis […]
May 4, 2021
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UFCW Local 152 Attends Lacey Committee Meeting To Oppose Recreational Cannabis Ban – 4/22/2021

  On Thursday, April 22nd, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Lacey Township Committee meeting where the Committee introduced an ordinance to completely […]
April 27, 2021
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UFCW Local 152 Staff Attends Morristown Council Meeting Opposing Citywide Ban on Cannabis – 4/13/2021

  On Tuesday, April 13th, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a Morristown Town Council meeting to voice the Local’s opposition to the proposed […]
April 14, 2021
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Local 152 Staff Quoted In Van Ness Feldman’s “Native Affairs Quarterly” – Spring 2021

  UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano was recently quoted in Van Ness Feldman‘s Spring 2021 edition of Native Affairs Quarterly, a quarterly magazine the […]
March 29, 2021

UFCW Local 152 Staff Attends Wildwood Board of Commissioners Meeting – 3/24/2021

  On Wednesday, March 24th, UFCW Local 152 staff attended a Board of Commissioners meeting in Wildwood, New Jersey to voice the union’s support of the […]
March 16, 2021
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UFCW Local 152 Attends Ocean City City Council Meeting In Support of Cannabis

  On Thursday, March 11th, UFCW Local 152 Union Representative Hugh Giordano attended a City Council meeting in Ocean City, New Jersey to voice the union’s […]