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What Keeps New York Hemp Farmers Up at Night

A candid conversation with Allan Gandelman, president of the New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association By Pam Chmiel September 30, 2021 Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Fear is looming over the cannabis industry as many try ...
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New York misses deadline to allow medical cannabis home-grows

As adult-use pot takes center stage, medical providers are frustrated by slow roll out of changes that would increase patient access Rebekah F. Ward Sep. 29, 2021 Updated: Sep. 30, 2021 11:10 a.m. Green Thumb Industries broke ground on a ...
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Legalization in NY: A New Hope

By Sam Hoyt - I have known Kathy Hochul for nearly 30 years, both as a friend, fellow Western New Yorker, and colleague and I’ve seen her hard work and dedication over the years at the local, state and federal ...
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Experts: Breakthrough coming for businesses hoping to cash in on legalized marijuana in NY

GATES, N.Y. (WHEC) — Businesses hoping to cash in on legalized marijuana in New York now say they see a breakthrough coming. They say Governor Hochul's administration has opened important doors in just the past week. Some of them got ...
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New York Cannabis Rollout Moves Ahead, But Roadblocks Remain

VESTAL, NY (WSKG) — The rollout of New York’s new cannabis policies has new life after the state legislature confirmed appointments to oversee the regulatory process last week, but the state is still months away from issuing licenses to retailers, ...
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