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[Webinar] Cannabis Legalization in New York: Implementation and Opportunities

Apr 9, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation into law on March 31 legalizing cannabis for adult use and initiating the process of implementing a comprehensive cannabis regulatory system. The bill also expands the existing medical cannabis and hemp programs and aims to repair some of the damage caused by decades of cannabis prohibition.

Watch this recorded live session for a look into the new law and a discussion about this exciting new market.

Topics of discussion include:

  • A review of the new law, including the expected timeline
  • License types
  • Limitations on vertical integration and ownership
  • Revisions to the existing medical program
  • Local and municipal issues
  • Social and economic equity provisions
  • Regulation of CBD and other cannabinoids extracted from hemp
  • How to enter or expand into this major new market



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