Articles By Alyson Martin
Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that legalization would be punted to voters in 2020. Meanwhile, a compromise comes together in New York.
“I think we have to be careful on taxes, because this is an incredibly economical, or cheap, product to make,” said the assistant counsel of Governor Cuomo for Health.
Jumoke Akinnagbe says she is owed promised compensation for helping a medical cannabis company launch in Maryland.
Senator Diane Savino, an influential voice in the cannabis debate, explains how adult use lost steam, why home grow is unlikely, and for which far-ranging medical reforms she’ll push.
Hemp is legal. Cannabis legalization is close behind. How did we get here? This 4/20, unwind with this excerpt from A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.
MPP’s new executive director talks equity, federal legalization, and the organization’s role in the booming, multibillion dollar global cannabis industry.
State Senator Diane Savino tells Cannabis Wire that legalization could be stalled for three years, and that “unless something changes within the next 36-48 hours, we will miss the opportunity to make New York the next state to adopt an adult use program.”
Committees on Monday advanced the bill, but the hearings showed that state Democrats are deeply divided over legalization.