Category Archives: New York

Did New York really ban delta-8 THC?

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Just weeks after it legalized adult-use cannabis, New York has joined a growing number of states that are seeking limits or prohibitions on delta-8 THC, the intoxicating cannabinoid synthesized from hemp. New York officials will prohibit the in-state production of delta-8 THC products derived from hemp. Beyond that, things get sketchy. In late May, the […]

The Roll-up #189: New York and New Mexico go legal

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New York goes officially legal like right now. New Mexico also gets in on the action. And we discuss the lasting effects of stigma. OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. They’ve been “One With Nature,” crafted naturally since 1918, so you can be confident you’ll have a perfect session time after time. Special […]

New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today

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Earlier this morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that makes cannabis legal for all adults. The possession aspects of the law take effect immediately. It is now legal—yes, today—for adults 21 or older to possess up to three ounces of marijuana or 24 grams of concentrates. Retail cannabis stores are expected to open […]

New York lawmakers reach historic deal on a marijuana legalization bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo March 2021

New York state lawmakers have reportedly finalized an agreement to legalize marijuana sales to adults over the age of 21. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to begin as early as 2022. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to start in 2022. Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, […]

These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021

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With the signature of Gov. Ralph Northam expected later this week, Virginia will become the 16th state to legalize cannabis for adult use—although legalization won’t actually take effect until 2024. Who’s likely to follow Virginia? There are a number of serious contenders. At least 12 state legislatures have recreational legalization measures on the table right […]