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New York Cannabis Regulators Intro New Interim Director, Approve Home Grow Rules

Tuesday’s meeting of regulators was the first since Chris Alexander resigned as executive director of the Office of Cannabis Management.

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New York Gov. Hochul Announces Cannabis Regulatory “Overhaul,” Says Top Cannabis Regulator Will Depart

A report released Friday following a Hochul-ordered review of the Office of Cannabis Management found a “lack of transparency” and “chaotic” processes.

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Coming to New York Shops and Bodegas that Sell Unregulated Cannabis: Padlocks

Gov. Kathy Hochul came out swinging on Friday against the state’s unregulated cannabis market. Meanwhile, a fund to lift up licensed growers didn’t make the budget.

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New York Cannabis Regulators Celebrate 100-Store Milestone, Forecast Market Changes Ahead

On Thursday, the state’s cannabis regulators talked about pitfalls to avoid as New York’s market matures.

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New York Regulators Waive Fees for Struggling Cannabis Farmers, Issue More Licenses

Gov. Hochul celebrated the announcement for farmers, calling them the “backbone of our State.”

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New York’s Cannabis Advisory Board Urges Regulators to Seek Its Input

The board held its first meeting on 2024 on Tuesday to discuss myriad priorities and concerns, including out-of-state-brands, relief for growers, and how to spend cannabis tax revenue.

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New York Cannabis Regulators Award More Than 100 Adult Use Business Licenses

Regulators also approved proposed regulations, including for adults to grow cannabis at home.

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New York Cannabis Regulator Reflects on Recent Challenges, From Lawsuits to Criticisms, and the Year Ahead

Cannabis Wire interviewed Cannabis Control Board Chair Tremaine Wright ahead of this week’s licensing push.

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In 2024 New York Lawmakers’ Cannabis Priorities Include Enforcement, Potency Taxes, and Farmers

As New York’s fledgling adult use industry struggles to find its footing, lawmakers’ 2024 proposals are starting to roll in.

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New York’s Last Cannabis Regulators’ Meeting of ‘23 Exposes Discord

The agenda only had two items, but what transpired suggests that 2024 could be off to a bumpy start.

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Potency Tax is ‘Tip of the Spear’ in New Year, Cannabis Regulator Says at Advisory Meeting

New York’s Cannabis Advisory Board met Tuesday to reflect on a turbulent year and to set some priorities for 2024.

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New York Regulators Allow First Medical Cannabis Operators to Expand into Adult Use Sales

Six of the state’s medical cannabis operators, some of them among the largest cannabis companies in the U.S., can begin selling to adult use consumers on Dec. 29.

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New York Regulators OK Settlement in Suits that Blocked Justice-Focused Retail Rollout. Now What?

The state’s legal cannabis rollout, which aimed to prioritize “justice involved” business owners, has been turbulent in part because of litigation.

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New York Cannabis Regulators Punt on Settlement, Adopt Cannabinoid Hemp Rules

New Yorkers wanting to know more about the settlement of a lawsuit that has upended the industry will have to wait.

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“Calamity” and “Possibility”: New York Lawmakers Collect Input on How to Fix Adult Use Cannabis

A daylong hearing Monday laid the foundation for legislative fixes for the myriad cannabis-related hurdles that have emerged since adult use became legal two years ago.