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Landmark Clinical Trial Shows CBN Effective for Sleep

Radicle Science found TruCBN(TM) to significantly improve sleep outcomes in the first-ever placebo-controlled trial of pure CBN.  FloraWorks Holdings Inc., a leading cannabinoid therapeutics company, announced that its flagship product TruCBN™ (a pure form of cannabinol or "CBN") demonst...

HHS Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis to Schedule III

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recommended that cannabis be rescheduled from Schedule I to Schedule III under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This is a significant development that could have a major impact on the cannabis industry and the way cannabis is reg...

HOUSE OF CAURDS: Lawsuit Freezes CAURD program…Again

A judge in the New York State Supreme Court granted a temporary restraining order freezing the Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) program. The order came after four service-disabled veterans filed a lawsuit against the state's cannabis regulators on August 2nd. The veterans claim that t...

The Botanist Catches on Fire (Like Actually in Flames)

Around 9 pm on August 25th, the Buffalo Fire Department Responded to a 2-alarm fire at The Botanist, 192 Seneca Street in the city of Buffalo.  The fire department said the fire started in the ceiling area and caused $40,000 in damages. The cause of the fire is under investigation.  Sugg...

A Massive Grow Operation is Being Built on Buffalo’s Lakeside

RIV Capital, a cannabis investment and acquisition firm, has signed a lease for a 75,000-square-foot cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility in Buffalo.  The facility is being developed by California-based, Zephyr, and is expected to be completed in summer 2024. Zephyr was co-founded b...

Seneca Nation May Seek to Ban Outside Drug Dealers

What it means for the cannabis industry. The Seneca Nation of Indians is considering a new law that would make it easier to ban non-Native people who enter their territory to sell drugs and endanger public safety. The proposed, "Exclusion Law," could impact legal cannabis dispensaries located on Na...

Why Cannabis Delivery Helps Parents Avoid Unnecessary Judgment

By Meredith DeLuca Recently Canterra, an e-commerce recreational marijuana site launched in Buffalo. They describe themselves as an “upscale cannabis delivery service combined with an easy and discreet shopping experience.” Think DoorDash, but for cannabis. So what does this mean for t...

Hochul Takes Aim at Illicit Dispensaries

While the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) has struggled to get dispensaries opened up throughout the state, they’ve continued to battle the pervasive problem of countless illicit dispensaries stealing market share from licensed or soon-to-be licensed dispensaries. Since decriminalization d...

New York to Launch Cannabis Farmers' Markets to Unclog Supply Chain

New York is set to launch a pilot program for cannabis farmers' markets this summer, in an effort to unclog the state's legal cannabis supply chain. Many people, including members of the Cannabis Association of New York and Cannabis Farmers Association showed support for these “Grower Showcas...
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