New York

March 27, 2019

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. The post High on Pie: We Tried New York’s Cannabis-Infused Pizza appeared first on Leafly.
March 31, 2019

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. The post After Budget Setback, What’s Next for Legalization in New York? appeared first on Leafly.
April 4, 2019

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. The post How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York appeared first on Leafly.
April 18, 2019

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. The post 4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations appeared first on Leafly.
April 26, 2019

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. The post New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State appeared first on […]
June 12, 2019

New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? Yep. Legalization in New York could hang on just two votes. Buckle up. The post New York Legalization Is Coming Down to the Wire appeared first on Leafly.
June 21, 2019

Will New York’s New Decriminalization Measure Do Any Good?

After failing to pass a progressive adult-use cannabis bill, the Legislature instead closed out the year’s session with a decriminalization measure. The bill includes language that will clear some past criminal convictions, but critics are already warning that the measure may not do much at […]
July 31, 2019

The Massachusetts Cannabis Market Is Booming—Thanks to New York

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA — On a recent Wednesday afternoon, the wait to get inside Theory Wellness was breezy: just 30 minutes. On weekends, it can take up to two hours to get into the town’s first and only adult-use cannabis shop. Long lines are still common […]
October 18, 2019

New York cannabis legalization will pair with neighboring states, Governors say

The Associated PressOctober 18, 2019   Share   Print Unregulated THC products in Northeast states have sickened hundreds and killed several residents there this fall. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, third from left, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, second from right, […]
October 25, 2019

How NYC wiped out wild cannabis plants

Danielle GuercioOctober 25, 2019   Share   Print In the early days, cannabis and hemp grew wild in North America after being imported by colonizers. Before the 1930s, seeing a field of six-foot cannabis plants in an abandoned yard wasn’t uncommon, even in crowded New […]