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Gov. Cuomo Bails on New York Cannabis Legalization

After pledging his support to win 2018 primary, Cuomo throws legalization advocates under the bus at the first sign of trouble.

New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State

Despite adult-use cannabis' exclusion from the New York State budget this year, a new report says it could provide the state at least $4 billion.

4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations

A coalition of activists are transforming the day after 4/20 into an advocacy effort aimed at reintroducing social justice into cannabis legalization.

How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York

Why did legalization fail in New York? Many factors. But chief among them: The cannabis industry ignoring social equity. That's got to stop.

After Budget Setback, What’s Next for Legalization in New York?

Advocates wanted equity measures. Companies wanted to jump the line. Rural counties wanted to opt out. In the end, nobody got anything. Maybe slowing down isn't the worst thing.

High on Pie: We Tried New York’s Cannabis-Infused Pizza

Stoned Pizza delivers infused slices to your door. So we ordered a couple pies. Parties ensued.

Cannabis Out! New York Drops Legalization From Budget Bill

That doesn't mean it's dead. But it does leave advocates with a tougher road ahead.

New York Legalization Lives or Dies by Friday, Senator Says

It's got to pass within the budget, because legalization doesn't have the votes to pass in a standalone bill, says Sen. Diane Savino.

Legalization in New York? Maybe Not This Year, Governor Says

"I believe ultimately we can get there," Cuomo said. "I believe we must get there. I don't believe we get there in two weeks."

New York’s Legalization Push Becomes a Battle Royale

Upstate farmers want to grow it. NYC bodega owners want to sell it. Reformers want convictions expunged. In this bill, every sentence counts.

Cannabis Makes Its Modern Art Debut in New York City

At 'Hothouse,' the Museum of Modern Art exhibits cannabis plants as objects of beauty and fascination.

NYC Cracks Down on CBD-Infused Food and Beverages

The city’s Health Department issued warning to any business offering CBD-infused food or beverages: Ditch the CBD or face a fine of up to $650.

Cuomo Still Optimistic New York Can Legalize Cannabis by April 1

The optimistic comments came after Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie questioned whether lawmakers would have enough time to resolve thorny questions surrounding legalization.

Go Inside Brooklyn’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New York legalized medical cannabis four years ago. Brooklyn's first dispensary opened last month. It's about damn time.

Bloomberg Calls Legalization ‘Stupidest Thing Ever Done’

The former New York mayor tied cannabis to the opioid overdose epidemic, just like former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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