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New York Set to Issue 1,500 Additional Marijuana Business Licenses
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New York Set to Issue 1,500 Additional Marijuana Business Licenses

New York City, the beacon of dreams, is soon to be flooded with an abundance of green. Not just from its iconic Central Park, but from a burgeoning marijuana market. In a move that seeks to address...

delayNY Push Recreational Marijuana Sales Into 2023 Following Licensing Issuance Is Delayed

NY Push Recreational Marijuana Sales Into 2023 Following Licensing Issuance Is Delayed

New York won’t have legal weed for sale before 2022 ends. According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, the Office Of Cannabis Management pushed back the launch of recreational cannabis in New York unt...

BusinessNew York’s Cannabis Packaging Policies Prohibit Targeted Marketing

New York’s Cannabis Packaging Policies Prohibit Targeted Marketing

New York’s Cannabis Control Board has agreed that cannabis advertising should cater less to children. The state regulations tighten their grip on advertising in the marijuana sector they have laid...

$1.25 billionNew York’s 2023 State Budget Makes Room for Cannabis

New York’s 2023 State Budget Makes Room for Cannabis

On January 18th New York Gov. Kathy Hochul released her proposed 2023 budget and budget legislation. All eyes were poised on how the new governor would budget for the adult-use legalization of mar...

AddictionNew York Jury Finds Teva Pharmaceutical Liable of Role In Opioid Crisis

New York Jury Finds Teva Pharmaceutical Liable of Role In Opioid Crisis

A New York jury recently found Teva Pharmaceutical USA Inc. guilty of playing a role in the opioid crisis that took the lives of over 500,000 people in the last two decades. A report by the Ganjapr...

cannabis taxUsing Marijuana Taxes For Universal Income In Rochester

Using Marijuana Taxes For Universal Income In Rochester

Rochester, NY has already approved a universal income program, but instead of relying on federal money, Mayor-elect Malik Evans wants to use cannabis tax revenues. Evans, who will take office in J...

ACLUNY Pushes To Use Cannabis Tax On Social Justice Reparations

NY Pushes To Use Cannabis Tax On Social Justice Reparations

It has been about a year since the doors at Upstate CBD opened. Since then, the stigma around CBD has changed dramatically. “When we first opened, CBD was a huge gray area, and then it went mainstr...