New York

New York Senate Approves Cannabis Regulators, Setting Industry Launch Into Motion

The legislature convened for a special session, in part to consider New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s cannabis regulator nominations, which were initially expected from former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York

Newly Lobbying on Cannabis in New York: Transportation, Tech, and Investment Companies

Cannabis-focused companies like Cookies, Metrc, and the Stanley Brothers are also among those registered to lobby on cannabis in New York.

New York

New York: Cannabis and the Cuomo Effect

While Cuomo’s scandals might have helped push legalization over the finish line in 2021, the latest fallout could cause delays in setting up the industry.

Equity, New York

Architects of New York Legalization Urge Patience as They Seek Cannabis Equity Follow Through

Legalization bill sponsors push to ensure Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nomination to oversee cannabis regulation in New York will be true to the “commitment of this legislation.”

New York

New York, America’s Finance Capital Legalized Cannabis. Would a Public Bank Help the Industry?

Public bank legislation, which one sponsor said could have provided a clearer path to banking for New York’s cannabis industry, failed to gain traction.

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New York Regulators Prepare for Cannabis Public Education Push

While cannabis will soon be sold in New York shops to consumers who are over the age of 21 years old, regulators want to educate adults about responsible use and curb underage use.

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New York Majority Leader Continues Push for Equity in State Cannabis Industry

Crystal Peoples-Stokes led a panel aimed at her Buffalo constituents, and took questions from residents hoping to join the state’s forthcoming adult use industry.