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New York’s Accountants Prepare for Legalization

Cannabis analyst Vivien Azer and New York Senator Liz Krueger were among the speakers addressing finance professionals in Manhattan this week.

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New York Gives Its Hemp Farmers a Boost

Allowing farmers to sell hemp and CBD products to medical cannabis businesses gives hemp farmers “another market for their products,” said ag commissioner Richard Ball.

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Leading New York Lawmaker “Optimistic” About Cannabis Legalization’s Chances in 2020

New York Senator Liz Krueger, speaking at a cannabis event on Tuesday evening, also shared where the state’s legalization effort this year went wrong.

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Here’s How New York’s Cannabis Companies Lobbied in the Legislature’s Final Days

Curaleaf lobbied on more state bills than any other cannabis company as the session came to a close.

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Canopy Growth Unveils New York Hemp Industrial Park

NY’s Southern Tier is “well on its way to becoming the Silicon Valley of industrial hemp,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday.

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New York: Adult Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Officially Dead

On the road to the legislative session’s end, legalization at times seemed certain. But consensus among lawmakers, and support in the Senate, fell short.

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New York’s Nail-Biter: Will “Zombie” Cannabis Legalization Bill Make It?

Today in Albany, the legislative session draws to a close.

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New York Lawmakers, Advocates Make Last-Ditch Cannabis Legalization Push

“The objections from members are varied, and for every one we satisfy, another objects,” Sen. Diane Savino told Cannabis Wire.

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New York’s Cannabis Billboard Battle: SAM and Weedmaps take to the roads

Messages for and against legalization are popping up across the state as the deadline nears to pass an adult use bill.

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New York Lawmakers Address the CBD Sprawl

Proposed legislation isn’t intended to bypass the FDA’s forthcoming national regulations. But with CBD products already on shelves, lawmakers can’t wait.

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New Jersey Legalization Effort Officially Dead as New York Lawmakers Renew Push

Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that legalization would be punted to voters in 2020. Meanwhile, a compromise comes together in New York.

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NYC Bar Panel: It’s Springtime for Cannabis 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.

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Legalization Soon in New York? “No Shot”

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.

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New York: Equity Front and Center as Legalization Push Resumes

Days after legalization stalled in New York, state leaders emphasized equitable legislation at a community talk in Queens, New York.

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New York Cannabis Legalization Advocates Push Cuomo, Democrats

With three working days before the April 1 budget deadline, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was criticized for putting the brakes on the state’s fast-moving adult-use legalization bill in the Democrat-controlled statehouse.

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NY Senator: “There’s Absolutely Not the Votes” for Legalization if Excluded from State Budget

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.”