Get ready for the heavy lift of standing up NJ’s cannabis industry

Getting the enabling legislation was a challenge. Setting up an industry from scratch could be too

A lot of the people in New Jersey who voted for legal cannabis back in November — about two-thirds of voters — not to mention those who want to get in on the ground floor of the nascent business — are wondering when will the stuff be available? The answer is, maybe a little later than sooner. The plan, right now, is to get the current medical providers to ramp up production to fill the immediate demand.

Meanwhile, there has been some harsh criticism of the makeup of the Cannabis Regulatory Commission, whose final members were appointed last week. Senior Correspondent David Cruz reports.

WATCH: How one woman-owned NJ cannabis shop is leading the wave after legalization

MORE: Weed may now be legal but legislative tinkering and political fights still ahead