News and Updates

NYCGPA 2022 Legislative Agenda

#1 New York Cultivators First To ensure that the goals of equity are met, the NYCGPA believes that New York based small businesses must be given the opportunity to participate in the market from the outset. When dispensaries open their ...
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Leading the Country’s Industrial Hemp Industry Right Here in New York

By Senator Michelle Hinchey - There is no other natural resource that offers the same environmental, agricultural, and economic potential as hemp, and with the legalization of cannabis in New York State, we now have an opportunity to unleash the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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