Hunterdon municipality, Franklin Township, tables cannabis ordinance
Franklin Township had a town council meeting on February 10th where the council was going to vote to adopt an ordinance allowing cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, and distribution centers within the municipality's borders. After over 200 residents joined the virtual meeting voicing their universal disapproval of the cannabis ordinance, the town council made the decision to table the ordinance. The residents of Franklin Township voiced serious concerns of water usage, drop in home value, destruction of natural beauty, cannabis odors, town values, and more. Of the residents that spoke at the meeting, not one was in favor of cannabis businesses in the township.