We Are Open For Business – Legalization of Adult Use Cannabis in New York

We Are Open For Business – Legalization of Adult Use Cannabis in New York By Robert Mandel, Jayashree Mitra, Ph.D., Jonathan Purow  SUMMARY: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”) legalizes adult-use marijuana in the State of New York, one of the largest consumer markets in the nation. While there…

The Real Winners in Prosecuting Unlicensed Cannabis Retailers? The Promoters

Unlicensed cannabis retailers take away tax revenue from state and local governments, and force those governments to divert needed public funding for investigation or prosecution. Unlicensed cannabis puts financial pressure on legal operators that are struggling to apply, comply, and prosper. Lack of quality control at unlicensed cannabis businesses also poses a public health risk…