Governor Kathy Hochul
New York Governor Signs Legislation To Reign In Illicit Weed Market
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 Governor Launches Campaign Urging Consumers To Buy Legal Weed
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 York Governor Unveils Plan To Address Illicit Pot Shops
New legislation unveiled by New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday gives regulators new tools to address unlicensed cannabis businesses.
March 24, 2023
New York ‘Scrambling’ To Develop Cannabis DUI Test
The state’s first legal recreational cannabis shops are expected to open within weeks.
October 11, 2022
New York Recreational Sales On Track To Start By Year’s End, According to Gov. Hochul
The application period for first dispensary licenses in New York ended in late Sept.
October 7, 2022
New York Regulators Issue First 15 Licenses for Cannabis Processors
New York State regulators awarded 15 licenses for cannabis processors on Monday, making new progress on the creation of the state’s regulated recreational pot industry.
August 17, 2022
From Prison to the Legal Cannabis Industry: Conbud Creates Opportunities for the Formerly Incarcerated
Entrepreneur Coss Marte is creating a path to employment in New York’s regulated cannabis industry with Conbud, an enterprise for the formerly incarcerated.
July 14, 2022
New York Approves First Slate of Cannabis Cultivation Licenses
Regulators in New York have greenlit more than 50 licenses.
April 15, 2022
New York Launches Cannabis Public Education Campaign
New York State's Cannabis Conversations campaign is focusing on the public health aspects of cannabis legalization.
April 5, 2022
Most NYers Oppose Giving First Dispensary Licenses To Those With Pot Convictions
A new poll shows a majority of voters are against the state's recently announced policy to award the first 100-200 licenses to individuals previously convicted of weed-related offenses.
March 29, 2022