NY’s hemp boom turned into an early bust

As hemp farmers learn to navigate the landscape, they find few buyers, low prices and an industry rife with bad actors looking to prey upon the naive Hard realities have set in for New York’s hemp farmers: The predicted boom has turned into an agonizing bust. The effect is being felt across the state. In […]

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Cannabis Growers Group Eyes Looser Restrictions

The New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association is asking New York state to limit licensing requirements and taxes if New York state legalizes marijuana this year. Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, created a light moment during the joint legislative budget hearing on economic development when he summed up the cannabis growers’ request. “So, if […]

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Profit, Potential in Cannabis Field

Hemp farmers and other members of  New York State’s emerging cannabis industry weighed in on the crop’s economic potential and the prospect of marijuana legalization at a forum in Sag Harbor on Saturday. David Falkowski, the owner of Open Minded Organics farm in Bridgehampton, one of the first licensed growers of industrial hemp in the […]

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