United States

New York

New York’s Cannabis Equity Fund Is Looking for a Bank

The $200 million public-private fund is in charge of providing turnkey storefronts to the first adult use retail licensees.

New York

New York Regulators Approve Home Grow Rules for Cannabis Patients

During its first in-person meeting since its formation, the Cannabis Control Board voted to allow for home cultivation to begin for patients next month.

California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Thirteen Cannabis Bills

In just over two weeks since the legislative session ended, the governor has moved swiftly to enact new cannabis laws, from supporting interstate commerce to expanding patient access.

New York

New York: A Consensus Builds for a Crackdown on Illegal Cannabis Shops, Though Not on How To Do It

State and city lawmakers are alarmed by the rapid rise of unlicensed cannabis sales ahead of the launch of the legal adult use market

California

Meeting: California’s New Cannabis Advisory Committee Gets to Work

The group’s 17 new members will make recommendations to the state’s cannabis regulators as the industry undergoes some major changes.

Virginia

What’s Next for Cannabis in Virginia?

Until this January, Virginia was on a steady path toward launching an equitable adult use cannabis industry. Then came Republicans.

New York

Here’s Where New York’s First Adult Use Cannabis Shops Will Be Concentrated 

The first adult use cannabis shops in the state will be run by “justice-involved” individuals holding conditional licenses.

New York

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Launches ‘Cannabis NYC’ Biz Hub

The effort comes as state regulators prepare to open the application window for the first cannabis shop licenses later this week.

New York

New York Regulators Approve Cannabis Processors, Expedite Lab Testing

Regulators also put forward a leader at cannabis data company New Frontier as Director of Policy.

Minnesota

Minnesota: How Legal Edibles Made the Cut in a Prohibition State

Some Republicans may not have fully realized what they passed, but sales began July 1 of THC products to anyone 21 or older. Now what?

New York

New York’s Cannabis Equity PAC Has Now Raised $100,000. Here’s Where the Money Is Coming From and Going.

Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, who co-authored the state’s adult use law, formed the PAC to “promote equity and economic justice in New York’s cannabis industry.”

New York

New York’s Adult Use Cannabis Supply Chain Slowly Takes Shape

With regulators’ approval of adult use cannabis shop rules, the application window could open as early as August.

New York

New York to Begin Accepting Cannabis Retail Applications

Regulators have already awarded more than 200 licenses to growers, and are accepting applications from processors. These retail applicants will open the first adult use shops.

Guam

In Guam, Where Does Legal Cannabis Stand?

With sales for adults on the horizon more than three years after cannabis became legal, Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho hosted a roundtable discussion during which cannabis regulators shared lessons learned.

New York

New York Regulators Finally Name Unlicensed Cannabis Sellers Told to Cease and Desist

The Office of Cannabis Management has released the names and locations of the 52 unlicensed cannabis operators sent warning letters months ago.