David Steadman

New York Checklist: What’s Needed for Legal Cannabis Sales to Begin By Year’s End?

Regulators maintain that legal adult use sales will start before the close of 2022. But much is still left to do to hit that goal. Here’s a checklist.

New York
Business, Congress

At National Banking Summit, Cannabis Banking Gets A Moment Back in the Spotlight

After a narrow miss at the end of 2022, lawmakers and advocates pushing for the SAFE Banking Act are piecing together their strategy for the new Congress.

New York

More Turbulence in New York As Another Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Equity Approach

A group of medical cannabis operators in the state argue that the license for “justice-involved” applicants is “unconstitutional,” and that they should be allowed to sell to adult use consumers now.