New York Cannabis Legalization Advocates Push Cuomo, Democrats

With three working days before the April 1 budget deadline, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was criticized for putting the brakes on the state’s fast-moving adult-use legalization bill in the Democrat-controlled statehouse.

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New Mexico

New Mexico Governor Says the State Is “Ready” for Cannabis Legalization

During her 2020 State of the State address, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham hailed legal cannabis as an economic opportunity for the state.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Cannabis Legalization by Budget, Again

After a failed legalization push in 2019, Cuomo is trying again—and coordinating with other northeast states.

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Q&A: How Are Cannabis Products Tested for Health and Safety? It Depends.

A regulatory standards expert describes a patchwork system, the need for consistent rules to protect consumers, and the need for research to properly set those rules.