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    New York’s New Cannabis Laws Look a Lot Like Colorado’s

    Hundreds of retail shops will be spread across New York under plan. The marijuana industry in New York will be similar to Colorado’s, where nine years after it was legalized there are nearly 1,000 retail stores and small medical marijuana dispensaries spread across that state. For many people who suffer from conditions such as insomnia, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or…

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    Jay-Z Shares Statement Following Legalization Of Cannabis In New York

    The rapper, who has his own marijuana brand, called the news “incredibly exciting”. Jay-Z has shared a statement following the news that New York has become the latest US state to legalise the recreational use of cannabis. Last week (March 31), it was announced that New Yorkers over the age of 21 can now possess and use up to three…

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    Dr. H. H. Kane and the 19th Century “Hash-Heesh” Smoking Parlors of NYC

    CANNABIS CULTURE – “Wasting of the muscles, sallowness of the skin, hebetude of the mind, interference with coordination, failure of the appetite, convulsive seizures, loss of strength, and idiotic offspring, seem, from all accounts, to be the uniform result of the long-continued use of this drug.”                             …

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    Cuomo Signs N.Y. Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022

    New York is set to become the nation’s second-largest legal marijuana market after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation allowing the licensing of dispensaries. Cannabis storefronts will be allowed to open as soon as next year under the measure (S.854A/A.1248A), which the Legislature cleared on Tuesday. New York is the 16th state to decide to let adults use cannabis,…

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    New York Officials Reach Agreement To Legalize Marijuana

    The reform measures will be included in the laws to be proposed as part of the state budget on April 1. New York State officials have reached a deal to legalize marijuana, legislative sources told The New York Post on Wednesday — just hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo called it “essential” to the state’s social and economic well-being. The reform…

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    MMJRecs What Is The Legal Amount Of MMJ You Can Carry In New York?

    Medical marijuana in New York has been legal since legislation for the Compassionate Care Act was passed in June of 2014. This has given residents of the state access to the relief that MMJ can provide for a plethora of different conditions. There are many illnesses that qualify for medical marijuana, and anyone with the proper documentation and medical marijuana…

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    Can Farming Hemp Help Fight Climate Change?

    A small farm in upstate New York is working to revolutionize the organic farming industry, starting with supporting their local ecosystem while growing, among a variety of grains, hemp — the plant behind the multi-million dollar CBD industry. Hemp, a species of cannabis that does not create a marijuana-like high, has an ancient history with usage dating back centuries. Ben…

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    The Most Heartfelt, Weed-Friendly Supper Club in New York

    Meet the sisters infusing their Dominican heritage and New York community into every bite. “Cannabis and food are two of the most communal things in the world. Both bring strangers and friends together. Together — it’s magic.” Raised in an entrepreneurial Latina household in Harlem where food means much more than just sustenance, Roshelly and Shanelly Pena were nearly destined…

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