Following a City Council vote, the epicenter of Colorado’s cannabis industry is expected to see a boom in delivery and hospitality businesses, and licensing opportunities for equity applicants.
During a NYC Hospitality Alliance webinar this week, conversation focused on ownership and investment limits, on-site consumption spaces, and community relationships.
In his budget, Evers called for cannabis legalization. On Wednesday, Evers urged participants to call their representatives, as the legislature remains a hurdle.
Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, who co-sponsored the adult use legislation, said she’s “met most every wealthy, influential person” interested in New York's cannabis industry, but equity comes first.
New Jersey’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission, the body that will oversee the launch of legal cannabis sales for adult use, held its first meeting on Monday.
During an event on how changing cannabis laws affect real estate, regulators from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut emphasized the importance of working in tandem.
Lawmakers approved Gov. Ralph Northam’s amendments to move the date for legal possession and home grow from 2024 to this summer, making the state the 17th to legalize for adult use.
In the country’s second most populous state, only three entities are licensed to provide medical cannabis — and only products low in THC.
A wide range of entities, including those that represent unions, police organizations, agriculture, and business, lobbied on cannabis in New York.
Gov. Dan McKee has proposed legalization by budget, while Senators have their own bill. McKee’s plan does not include home cultivation, and proposes a phased rollout of business licenses.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham called a special session to “get it done” after a cannabis legalization bill, which passed in the House, stalled in the Senate.
New York has become the 16th state to legalize adult use cannabis. Lawmakers took one of the most equitable approaches to legalization yet.
Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Liz Krueger announced Saturday that “a three-way agreement has been reached” on their Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.
Despite media reports on Wednesday that a legalization deal was done, two key lawmakers told Cannabis Wire that it wasn’t quite over the finish line.
A deal between lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on a bill to legalize cannabis for adult use is expected to be unveiled any day now.
Monday was the deadline for legislation to clear the chamber in which it was introduced, and neither adult use bill did so.