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FLWR CITY CUP

FLWR CITY CUP

  2020 was an unprecedented year for us all, but that did not hold back a group of WNY cannabis advocates, educators and entrepreneurs from launching a cannabis competition and event platform that is already making a big impact in the NYS cannabis community and...

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Legislative Update – The MRTA Is Here!

Legislative Update – The MRTA Is Here!

Written by Patrick J. Hines, Matthew Parker, and Fallon Martin of Hodgson Russ LLP After decades of advocacy, and failed attempts over the past two years, adult-use cannabis in New York is a reality. On March 31, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation...

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Cannabis & Complications from COVID-19

Cannabis & Complications from COVID-19

Written by Sherry Verostko-Slazak, ANP-BC and Marlene Rogers, FNP-BC of Advanced Integrative Care Even before recreational marijuana was legalized in New York State, the use of marijuana as a medical treatment has been recognized as an effective option amongst the...

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Illinois & Social Equity in Cannabis

Illinois & Social Equity in Cannabis

A key principle of Illinois’ efforts to legalize recreational cannabis was to use the opportunity to help correct harms caused by the war on drugs. One of the ways the state sought to do this was by giving those from disadvantaged communities preference for dispensary...

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