New York was trying to send a message. The state permitted marijuana possession last year, but recreational sales of the drug remain illegal until regulators can set up business licenses. This process has been slow — with the first legal sales still months away. But recreational dispensaries didn’t want to wait and began “gifting” their customers weed with the purchase of, … [Read more...] about Did they even send the letter? New York said it cracked down on marijuana ‘gifting’ — Or did it?
Legalizing the recreational use of cannabis is “not likely” to be part of New York’s next budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday, a day before the spending plan was due. Advocates for legalization had high hopes that the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (CRTA) proposed as part of the budget would happen before the close of the fiscal year on March 31. But the … [Read more...] about Is NY Cannabis Legalization up in smoke for 2020?
This just proves why advocates for legalization can't stop fighting! Even religious leaders won't stop misleading people about cannabis in this time of concern. One would think they would have something better to do. It's shameful!- Dabbin' Dad ALBANY —New York's Roman Catholic bishops are stepping up their effort to derail a marijuana legalization measure, warning … [Read more...] about Roman Catholic bishops weigh in on marijuana legalization
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy NEW YORK, NY — Gov. Ned Lamont said there was agreement following a meeting with the governors of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, that they would work together to come up with a similar set of rules around cannabis legalization. Government officials … [Read more...] about Lamont Goes To New York For Cannabis, Vaping Summit
Here is an interesting article about Curaleaf, a Connecticut medical marijuana grower, operating right over the border in New York. COEYMANS — Last summer, Curaleaf retrofitted a 72,000-square-foot warehouse in the Coeymans Industrial Park to make it suitable for large-scale manufacturing of medical marijuana. It's one of 10 state-approved grow facilities statewide, and … [Read more...] about Look Inside Curaleaf’s Coeymans Medical Marijuana Operation
Cannabis can be so much more if politicians would stop standing in the way of progress. We all understand the importance of planning and need to understand what we are all getting into. However, people cannot keep treating cannabis as a harmful and detrimental substance. Those who support the pharmaceutical and alcohol industries need to pipe down because you will be called … [Read more...] about Cannabis could be a cash crop in New York if bill regulating hemp, CBD, other extracts becomes law
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana in 2019. The Democrat told reporters he doesn’t see sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo said he backs the legalization of marijuana but the issue remains controversial for many legislators. And he noted that the recent failure of … [Read more...] about NY Adult-Use Legalization Unlikely
Legalizing recreational marijuana was not included in this year’s New York State budget, but there is still a chance that legislation on it could be passed as soon as the end of 2019. "We have not legalized cannabis, adult-use cannabis, the political desire is there," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday. "I believe we will get it done." Medical marijuana is already … [Read more...] about NY Medical Cannabis Company to Soon Sell Recreational in MA
After besting Democratic primary challengers more progressive on cannabis than he, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seemed sure that he could legalize marijuana when voters re-elected him last year. In early January, he seemed sure that he could legalize adult cannabis use in the first 100 days of his [...] You can view the whole article at this link NY Governor “Isn’t Sure” if … [Read more...] about NY Governor “Isn’t Sure” if Marijuana Legalization Will Be In This Year’s Budget
Veteran Appreciation Days Attention. Attention. All Veterans from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland and Illinois. It's roll call! How many veterans are from these states, more importantly how many of you are medical marijuana patients or want to be? If you are, you should know that Canna Care Docs locations are offering … [Read more...] about Canna Care Docs – Veteran Appreciation Days