New York

Second Legal Dispensary Set To Open in NYC
Already home to the Empire State’s first and only legal recreational cannabis dispensary, New York City will soon make way for a second.  Gothamist reports that a new pot dispensary called “Smacked” will open this...
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New York Retail Dispensary Licenses Announced
The New York Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) announced its final list of applicants who will be issued the first retail cannabis licenses in the state. Thirty-six applicants were announced on Nov. 20, which were chosen...
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Cannabis Licensing Hub Opens in the Bronx
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joined other New York policymakers and advocates on Sunday for the launch of the Bronx Cannabis Hub, a community center providing resources for residents interested in social equity opportunities...
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NYC City Council Pledges Action on Unsolicited Pot Shops
Civic leaders in New York City this week promised increased action to address the proliferation of unlicensed marijuana retailers, just weeks after regulated sales of adult-use cannabis began in the nation’s most populous...
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Oneida Indian Nation to Launch New York Cannabis Enterprise
The Oneida Indian Nation announced on Monday that it is launching a new cannabis enterprise in central New York, with plans to begin construction next month on a 50,000 square foot facility to house the operation. The seed-to-sale...
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Getting High With Griselda
Once upon a time in 2016, I received a call from DJ Green Lantern. While Green and I talk quite frequently, rather than speaking in his usual unenergetic tone, there was a touch of excitement in his voice this time. He went...
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New York Launches Cannabis Public Education Campaign
New York residents will be seeing cannabis-themed television commercials, subway advertisements, and billboards with the launch of a cannabis public education campaign announced by Governor Kathy Hochul on Monday. The Cannabis...
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New York Cracking Down on Unlicensed Weed Dealers
With legal sales of recreational cannabis in New York still months away, state regulators are cracking down on unlicensed businesses that have jumped the gun and are already selling weed. Last week, officials with the New...
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First Legal Weed Crop in New York Inches Toward Harvest
An historic crop is beginning to sprout in the Empire State. As New York inches closer to the launch of its adult-use cannabis market, the state’s inaugural cultivators are readying the first batch. A report from the Associated...
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