Two New Cannabis Bills from Senator Cooney

By Senator Jeremy Cooney – During my first run for state office in 2018, I had the privilege of learning from cannabis advocates about the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”) and how it was written with equity and social justice at its center. That piqued my interest from the start. It’s rare that legislation […]

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Hello New York Growers and Processors

Hi all! My name is Jesce Horton, owner of LOWD, a super premium vertically-integrated company in Portland, OR. About a decade ago, I decided to leave my career to begin growing cannabis in my basement. Soon after, I joined with some people around the country to start the Minority Cannabis Business Association and NuProject. The […]

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Opt-out Fact Sheet

Prepared for public use by the Retail Committee of the New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association Dispelling Myths Myth: Cannabis legalization increases underage cannabis consumption Reality: According to a study by JAMA Pediatrics legalized recreational cannabis was associated with an 8% decline in teens reporting trying cannabis in the previous 30 days and a 9% […]

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