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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 ...
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Focusing on Sustainability in New York Cannabis

BY Melany Dobson - The NYCGPA recently established a Sustainability Committee, and appointed myself and Brittany Carbone as co-chairs. I am a cofounder and chief product officer at Hudson Hemp, where I lead product innovation. In my previous role with ...
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Key issues NY should keep in mind as it rolls out its regulations

Andrew DeWeeseRamsey ChamieKevin Jacoby We have been working in Oregon’s marijuana industry for a long time and have witnessed the rollout and subsequent evolution of Oregon’s marijuana regulations. As the saying goes, smart people learn from their own mistakes, but ...
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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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