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New York Must Take this Essential First Step Before we Lose Another Growing Season

By NYS Senator Jeremy Cooney - Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) was historic because it was written with equity and social justice at its center. We know discriminatory drug laws disproportionately targeted Black and Brown communities. The district I ...
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Broad Coalition Announces Support for NYS Legislature Legalization Bill

ALBANY – The following statement can be attributed to the Drug Policy Alliance, New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association and New York Cannabis Growers & Processors Association in support of key policies in the Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act (MRTA) ...
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We Support the Lupardo-Hinchey Hemp Flower Bill

Memorandum of Support for A2682/S4340 The New York Growers & Processors Association is a coalition of New York based hemp growers and processors who actively advocate for laws and regulations that support and encourage a vibrant, diverse, and sustainable cannabis ...
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NYCGPA Official Comments on NYSDOH Proposed Hemp Rules

Download the NYCGPA Official Comments on DOH Hemp Rules here. The New York State Cannabis Growers and Processors Association, Inc. (“NYCGPA”) appreciates the work by the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) on the Proposed Regulations concerning the processing, ...
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An Open Letter to the NYS Cannabis Industry

As many of you are aware, the State has finally released the proposed regulations for the Hemp Extract Law (S6184A/A7680A). The proposed regulations are currently posted on the Department of Health (DOH) website. The rules will be published in the ...
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