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Are Social Media Giants Like Google & Meta Helping Illicit Pot Shops In New York? Some Cannabis Advocates Say Yes – Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG), Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META)

The owners of legal cannabis shops in New York are asking authorities to look into social media companies and tech giants they claim are making it possible for their unlicensed competitors to promote their illicit businesses. To that end, they’re calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to take action against companies such as Google GOOG and […]

New Adult-Use Cannabis Business Licenses Approved in New York

The New York Cannabis Control Board (CCB) met on Feb. 16 and voted on a few new cannabis draft rules, including cultivation and research, and also announced the first round of adult-use licenses. The CCB approved a regulation proposal describing potential plant limits and possession amounts, the Feb. 16 meeting kicked off with a 60-day […]

Lawsuit Alleges Bias In New York Cannabis Equity Program, Lawyer Slams ‘Absurd And Offensive’ Claims

New York marijuana regulators have yet another lawsuit to contend with. This time around, the suit argues discrimination against white men in the state’s cannabis social equity program.  The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Valencia AG in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of New York, asks the court to halt the program that was supposed to establish […]

New York Regulators To Vote on Proposed Weed Home Cultivation Rules

New York State cannabis regulators are set to vote on proposed rules to govern home marijuana cultivation. If the draft regulations are approved, New Yorkers will be permitted to grow up to 12 cannabis plants at home, subject to some conditions and limitations. The  New York Cannabis Control Board was initially scheduled to vote on […]

New York 2023 Cannabis Market Yearbook: How Many Pounds Sold And Licenses Issued?

How many licenses were issued in New York this year? How much cannabis was sold? And how is the local regulator addressing illegal cannabis sales? New York’s Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) annual report delves into regulatory measures that could enhance investment prospects and provide essential insights for investors on the leading trends and critical developments […]

Marijuana Regulatory Challenges, Social Equity And The Cannabis Landscape In New York And New Jersey – Goodness Growth Holdings (OTC:GDNSF), Green Thumb Industries (OTC:GTBIF)

In the ever-changing landscape of cannabis legalization, recent advancements in New York and New Jersey underscore the intricate interplay between regulatory decisions and social equity initiatives, charting the course for the future of the marijuana industry. Regulatory Crossroads In New York In a recent meeting, the New York Cannabis Control Board (CCB) grappled with a pivotal […]

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