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As CBD explodes, How Safe are New York Consumers?

Farmers, lawmakers team up to draft statewide transparency, testing program COLONIE — If you plan to buy any CBD products from Erika Fallon's pharmacy on Route 7, she wants you to stop and ask her a few things first. "Has ...
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In New York, Confusion Reigns in the Emerging CBD Edibles Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state officials told food growers and processors in mid-December that they had the state’s blessing to produce and sell tea and chocolates laced with CBD, the cannabis derivative reputed to ease anxiety and other ...
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If Not Now, When? New York is about to Miss a Real Opportunity to Help Struggling Farmers

By ANDREW M. ROSNER and ALLAN GANDELMAN With a renewed public interest in local businesses rather than courting out-of-state companies, New York has a real opportunity to build a thriving local hemp and cannabis industry. In passing the now besieged ...
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City Hampers Cuomo’s Vision for Hemp

Health Department is harming a budding industry Allan Gandelman Andrew M. Rosner Nascent industries face a host of challenges, especially when government agencies send conflicting messages to the public on safety. Recently the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ...
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