New York’s Office of Cannabis Management to Begin Accepting License Applications on October 4, 2023

On Tuesday, New York State’s Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”) voted to approve the Office of Cannabis Management’s (“OCM”) proposed cannabis regulations.[1] With the CCB’s approval, the OCM announced that it will begin accepting applications through for cultivator, processor, distributor, … Read more about New York’s Office of Cannabis Management to Begin Accepting License Applications on October 4, 2023

What We Know From New York’s Revised Cannabis Regulations

Last week New York’s Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) released revised Adult Use Cannabis Regulations (the “Revised Regulations”). The Revised Regulations do not make any major changes, however, the Revised Regulations do clarify the application procedures and some potential limitations on the … Read more about What We Know From New York’s Revised Cannabis Regulations

You’ve Been Airdropped: Courts Approve New Method of Service

From gaming assets to a new form of event ticketing, the range of utilities and use cases of non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) has only just begun to develop in recent years and appear as vast as the human imagination. Now, NFTs may also have a legitimate use in the legal system as a form of service for … Read more about You’ve Been Airdropped: Courts Approve New Method of Service

New York’s Recreational Marijuana Landscape: Key Takeaways

On March 31, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”), legalizing recreational cannabis use in New York state for adults 21 years or older. The move is expected to generate tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the … Read more about New York’s Recreational Marijuana Landscape: Key Takeaways

New York Unveils Regulations for CBD Products

In late October, the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) announced the release of the state’s long-awaited cannabidiol (“CBD”) guidelines. Reversing the state’s ban from last year on the sale of hemp-derived CBD-infused consumables, the new regulations aim to implement both quality control … Read more about New York Unveils Regulations for CBD Products

New York City Bans CBD-Infused Consumables

  New York City officials are taking a firm stance in the regulation of cannabidiol (“CBD”) products. Earlier this week, the NYC Department of Health (“DOH”) issued bans against CBD-infused food and drinks as a part of a citywide initiative. The New York DOH visited and inspected eleven … Read more about New York City Bans CBD-Infused Consumables

Mid-Atlantic States Race to Legalize Cannabis

A legislative competition is underway on the East Coast as both New York and New Jersey seek to shape the framework of recreational cannabis policy for their region. Prior to assuming office in January of 2018, New Jersey governor, Phil Murphy (D), campaigned for the state to legalize cannabis. … Read more about Mid-Atlantic States Race to Legalize Cannabis