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A Potential Game-Changer for PTSD: MAPS PBC Files First NDA for MDMA-Assisted Therapy

MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC), a leader in rethinking mental healthcare, has taken a major step towards revolutionizing PTSD treatment. They've submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for MDMA-assisted therapy, potentially opening the door to the first psychedelic-based treatm...

Empire State Cannabis Update: A Primer on Adult-Use Cannabis Advertising

The Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) announced at the March 2, 2023 Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”) meeting that it is doubling the size of the Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (“CAURD”) program from 150 to 300 licensees, underscoring its commitment to...

The First Cannabis Dispensary License in Upstate NY: Who Got it?

Loretto Health and Rehabilitation, a large nursing home and senior health care services provider based in Syracuse, NY, is the first organization in Upstate New York to be awarded a cannabis dispensary license.  Loretto applied to New York’s Conditional Adult Use Retail Dispensary Progra...

The Fight Against a Drive-thru Dispensary in Orchard Park

J.D. Properties, the owner of a 1.6-acre parcel located at the corner of Southwestern Boulevard and Taylor Road, has confirmed that a developer is seeking permission from the town to build a drive-thru for a cannabis dispensary.  The identity of the cannabis business owner remains undisclosed....

Q&A with Amman Weaver from Castetter Cannabis Group

Kaelan Castetter is one of the leading voices in NYS cannabis policy. We sat down with Amman Weaver, from Kaelan’s advisory firm, the Castetter Cannabis group, to learn more about their new corporate advisory services.  Q: How can cannabis companies avoid the pitfalls of other cannabis c...

Inside “The Lab,” a Cannabis Dispensary in the Cattaraugus Territory

The Lab is a legal cannabis dispensary located on the Cattaraugus Indian Territory in Irving, New York. Comprised of almost 22,000 acres in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Erie counties, the Cattaraugus Territory is located along the Cattaraugus Creek stretching from Gowanda to Lake Erie.  Michae...

Cannabinoids May Have Anti-Cancer Effects

A new study published in Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology suggests that Cannabinol (CBN) may hold promise in the fight against cancer.  According to the researchers, CBN demonstrated anti-cancer activity in a series of different laboratory experiments. CBN is a minor compound found...

Founder of Charlotte’s Web launches Psychedelic & Botanical Drug Company

Joel Stanley, the founder and former CEO and chairman of Charlotte’s Web (TSX: CWEB) has entered the psychedelic space through a new company, Ajna BioSciences. Ajna, is a botanical drug development company focused on full-spectrum cannabidiol and natural psychedelic options for mental health a...

Empire State Cannabis Update: A Look Back & A Look Ahead

2022 was a landmark year for adult-use cannabis in New York State. Due to the creation and rollout of the conditional market, the state’s adult-use supply chain began to take shape as the first licensed cultivation, processing and distribution is underway, with retail stores just around t...
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