New York

What's the State of Cannabis in the Empire State?

A candid conversation with a local cannabis consultant about what's going on in New York.

Pam Chmiel

What Keeps New York Hemp Farmers Up at Night

A candid conversation with Allan Gandelman, president of the New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association

Pam Chmiel

NY Gov. Cuomo Says He'll Work To Pass Cannabis Legalization: 'It's A Complicated Issue'

"I believe we will, but we didn't get it done this last session because it's a complicated issue and it has to be done in a comprehensive way, " Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Jose Rodrigo

New York Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession

The decriminalization of small amounts of cannabis is significant progress for social justice initiatives.

William Sumner

Illinois Has Legalized but What's Going on In New York and New Jersey?

So much for the coastal elites thinking they can show Middle America how to get things done.

New York Cannabis Community Mourns Longtime Advocate Doug Greene

Greene was a constant presence at rallies and meetings to support cannabis legalization.

Andrew Ward

What Took So Long? New York Has Many Reasons to Legalize Cannabis

Marijuana prohibition has created or compounded many social problems that legalization can help solve.

Scott McGovern

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."

Peter Page

Pro-Marijuana Candidates Were Big Midterm Winners but Now They Need to be Prodded

Many new office holders support legal marijuana but few made it their highest priority.

Peter Page

New York Officials Urge Banks to Work With Marijuana Industry

New York state officials, including the governor, have gone on the record saying cash-only businesses are a public safety problem.