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Method Man’s Small-Batch Cannabis Arrives in New York

Method Man’s cannabis brand TICAL (Taking Into Consideration All Lives) announced on Sept. 15 its entrance into New York’s adult-use cannabis market in partnership with Central Processors NY—one of the largest processors in New York—and Adirondack Hemp Company. Central Processors’s prerolls and edibles will launch first, with more products rolling out in the coming months. […]

New York Cannabis Regulators Expand Licenses to Disabled Vets, Women, Minorities

Cannabis regulators in New York state gave the green light to pass updated and expanded regulations Tuesday, signaling a more inclusive shift in the application process for licensed cannabis shops. Until now, such licenses were primarily limited to “justice-involved” people with prior convictions related to cannabis that occurred when the drug was still illegal. Under […]

New York Awards $75K To Bronx Mom After Officials Illegally Took Away Her Baby For Cannabis Use

A Bronx mother who sued NY’s Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) earlier this year for placing her baby in foster care within days after giving birth because she tested positive for marijuana got closure and some money, reported The New York Times. The ACS agreed to pay Chanetto Rivers $75,000.  What Happened It was August 2021 and marijuana had […]

New York Supreme Court Judge Lifts Injunction for Small Number of Cannabis Licenses

New York Supreme Court Justice Judge Kevin Bryant recently lifted a temporary injunction that previously halted approval for any state cannabis licenses on Aug. 25. However, only 30 licensees are currently affected by the decision compared to the statewide total of more than 400 applications that are still on hold.  “As such, those licenses identified […]

New York Weed License Pause Extended Two Weeks as Shop Owners Protest

A judge’s order forcing a temporary pause on the issuing of cannabis dispensary licenses in New York was extended for two weeks on Friday as business owners impacted by the injunction rallied outside an Ulster County courthouse to plead their case. Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant withheld a ruling at a hearing in a legal […]

New York Judge Pauses Cannabis Dispensary Licensing

A New York judge on Monday issued a temporary injunction barring state cannabis regulators from issuing licenses for retail marijuana dispensaries in response to a lawsuit challenging the rules for obtaining the lucrative permits. A group of military veterans filed the lawsuit last week, arguing that the state’s rules limiting the first Conditional Use Retail […]

Study Ranks New York City as Top Cannabis-Consuming City in the World

According to a new study, New York City consumes more cannabis out of any city in the world, at 62.3 metric tons (approximately 137,000 pounds) per year. The study, compiled as the “2023 Cannabis Global Price Index,” was conducted by health information resource CFAH, which collected data on cannabis prices from 140 cities worldwide. In […]

From the Archives: New York, Mon Amour (1979)

By Victor Bockris 1) At London’s Gatwick Airport, I went straight to the cafeteria, stationed myself at a deserted corner table, put an opium pellet on my tongue and washed it down with two cups of tepid tea, apparently a catalyst. On a jammed Laker flight to New York, I managed to read three novels […]

New York Paves The Way For Cannabis Farmers’ Markets With ‘Cannabis Growers Showcases’

In a groundbreaking move, New York is blazing a trail for cannabis entrepreneurs by accepting applications for cannabis farmers’ markets, signaling a giant step towards normalizing the thriving industry. New York’s CGS: Cannabis Entrepreneurs Gear Up for Green Commerce Dubbed the “Cannabis Growers Showcases” (CGS), these events are set to transform various locations across the […]

New York Approves New Retail Licenses, Cannabis Farmers Markets

New York cannabis regulators this week approved more than 200 additional retail dispensary licenses and adopted new rules that will allow cannabis growers to sell directly to consumers at farmers markets. Characterizing the moves as “bold actions to swiftly grow the state’s legal cannabis market,” the New York State Cannabis Control Board (CCB) and the […]

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