A medical marijuana business sued a Westampton board that rebuffed its plans at a raucous town meeting last month. The show-down in Superior Court was scheduled for March 23.
The lawsuit said Compassionate Care Foundation Inc. found an empty factory in a business zone that allows 34 types of retail stores, light industry, research labs, medical clinics, drug stores, agricultural uses and much more. But the zoning board decided a pot farm and dispensary were "not contemplated" when the ordinance was passed and did not fit the zone.
The company blasted the decision as "arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable" and asked for reimbursement of its legal fees.
Then, it found another location - an industrial park in Egg Harbor - and dropped the suit this week. But first, the company asked another struggling cannabis company if it was interested in the litigation and the Westampton location.