Only medical marijuana delivery is currently available in New Jersey. However, recreational marijuana delivery is expected to begin soon. New Jersey created a cannabis delivery license under its CREAMM Act, which would make recreational cannabis delivery possible. However, as of June 2023, no license has been issued to allow the legal delivery of recreational cannabis in the state.
Medical marijuana delivery is legal in New Jersey in accordance with A20, also called Jake’s Law. Named after a patient who used medical cannabis to treat cancer, the law made changes to the existing New Jersey medical cannabis law – the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CUMMA) by making a provision for the home delivery of medical cannabis, among other amendments.
No, you cannot yet enjoy recreational marijuana delivery in New Jersey. While the state has outlined provisions for recreational marijuana delivery, it is currently not accepting applications for cannabis delivery licenses that would make adult-use marijuana delivery possible. However, that is expected to change in the near future.
You can order medical weed online and have the order delivered to your home if you purchase from a medical marijuana dispensary offering medical marijuana delivery to your area. However, if you order recreational marijuana, you must visit the store to pick up the order.
New Jersey allows medical marijuana patients to order up to 3 ounces of cannabis over a 30-day period. However, orders for terminally ill patients and those in hospice care are not capped. For recreational users, dispensaries are not allowed to sell beyond the following caps per transaction:
If you are an authorized medical marijuana patient, you must be 18 or older to use a marijuana weed delivery service in New Jersey. If you are a minor, an authorized caregiver can help you order medical marijuana and take delivery of your purchases. When recreational marijuana delivery becomes available in the state, you must be 21 or older to use the service.
Currently, only Alternate Treatment Centers (ATCs) or medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed to provide weed delivery services in New Jersey. Such businesses may employ delivery drivers or agents who use registered delivery vehicles to get medical marijuana to their customers. When recreational marijuana delivery becomes available, only cannabis delivery services may deliver recreational cannabis. The state defines a cannabis delivery service as a business or organization owned and controlled by a license holder with a Class 6 Cannabis Delivery license issued by the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
To find a weed delivery service near you, search online using the term "marijuana delivery service near me" or “New Jersey marijuana delivery service.” The search results will show nearby ATCs offering weed delivery services in your area. You can also use the links provided on the New Jersey Office of Information Technology (NJOIT) website to access the web addresses of licensed dispensaries in the state. On these websites, you can find out which retailers offer marijuana delivery to customers.
In order to accept the medical marijuana delivery, it is necessary to present a valid New Jersey medical marijuana card and identification to the delivery person. When recreational marijuana delivery becomes available, you must show the delivery service personnel a photographic ID confirming you are 21 or older. The ID may be a:
Although New Jersey allows its municipalities to ban the establishment of cannabis dispensaries within their borders, deliveries can be made to any city in the state, even one that prohibits cannabis storefronts. However, not all medical marijuana dispensaries in New Jersey offer delivery services to all cities in the state. Hence, it is recommended that you check with specific retailers whether they offer cannabis delivery in your area.