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New York cannabis shop openings halted by court order

New York cannabis shop openings halted by court order
New York's plans to expand cannabis retail face a setback as a judge stops new licenses due to a lawsuit by veterans claiming an unconstitutional priority licensing program. New York Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant ... more
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Confusion continues over cannabis: What’s legal? Where can businesses open? What if they do it without a license?

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There is a lot of confusion over cannabis sales in New York. So much so that it's leaving local communities on edge over what's legal, or not when it comes to retail cannabis sales. Last ... more
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New York cannabis regulators can’t issue retail licenses: Will it hurt businesses in the Finger Lakes? 

New York cannabis regulators can’t issue retail licenses: Will it hurt businesses in the Finger Lakes? 
A federal judge has temporarily blocked New York’s Office of Cannabis Management from issuing conditional retail licenses in the Finger Lakes, according to the Times Union. This means the state can’t issue them in five ... more
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Diddy set to purchase Rochester cannabis operation

Diddy set to purchase Rochester cannabis operation
Rapper and businessman Sean "Diddy" Combs is looking to invest in the cannabis industry in Rochester. Diddy is a successful rap artist known for various records and will be buying $185 million in assets from ... more
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SAFE Banking Act comes to a halt; Act will protect banks doing business with cannabis businesses

Diddy set to purchase Rochester cannabis operation
Equity entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry in New York and New Jersey are pushing for Senator Schumer to pass a bill called the SAFE Banking Act. This bill would let banks work with licensed cannabis ... more
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Seneca Falls: Newly-formed Cannabis Licensing and Advisory Board holds first meeting

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The Seneca Falls Town Board voted last week to form a Cannabis Licensing and Advisory Board to draft regulations and rules concerning the use and sale of cannabis within the town. The new board gathered ... more
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The Cannabis Control Board is getting to work on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act

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The newly formed Cannabis Control Board is getting to work on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act. Focuses include redefining medical cannabis, putting together the legalities of the market, and repairing harms done while marijuana ... more
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