New Jersey is close to establishing regulations that would allow cannabis retailers and medical cannabis facilities to create public consumption areas.

The state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) unanimously approved rules related to public consumption areas at a public meeting this month.

The commission said the proposed rules “provide the legal requirements for cannabis consumption areas, a fee structure for applications, and details” for how consumption facilities should be operated. A representative for the CRC said the entity will publish details about the proposal to the New Jersey Register — a free public access site — on Thursday. Read more from WHYY.