Governor Kathy Hochul
A New York judge has extended a temporary injunction blocking the opening of new recreational marijuana dispensaries.
August 15, 2023
A New York judge this week issued a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit challenging the state’s marijuana retailer licensing program, barring regulators from issuing or processing new licenses until the matter is resolved.
August 11, 2023
Four military veterans have filed suits against New York regulations that restrict the state’s first cannabis retailer licenses to those with marijuana-related convictions.
August 8, 2023
New York cannabis regulators have issued more than 200 additional retail dispensary licenses and approved new rules to allow for cannabis farmers markets.
July 21, 2023
Four towns on the Island have been awarded licenses.
July 11, 2023
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced last week that the state’s cannabis social equity fund has secured a $150 million investment from Chicago Atlantic.
July 6, 2023
New York’s governor has signed legislation to address the state’s illicit cannabis industry, giving regulators new powers to assess civil penalties.
May 8, 2023
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched a campaign encouraging consumers to purchase weed from the state’s regulated market, just in time for the 4/20 high holiday.
April 20, 2023
New legislation unveiled by New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday gives regulators new tools to address unlicensed cannabis businesses.
March 24, 2023
The state’s first legal recreational cannabis shops are expected to open within weeks.
October 11, 2022