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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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Could Cannabis have a Role in the Fight against COVID-19?

Could Cannabis have a Role in the Fight against COVID-19?

A recent study suggests that cannabis strains high in cannabidiol (CBD) may reduce the expression of a key protein that the SARS-CoV2 virus, which causes COVID-19, uses to enter our cells.  Researchers from the University of Lethbridge, a public college in Alberta...

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Cuomo, COVID-19, and Cannabis Legalization

Cuomo, COVID-19, and Cannabis Legalization

As part of the Governor’s State of the State address, Andrew Cuomo(D) announced another proposal for cannabis legalization which would create an equitable adult-use cannabis program this year. Gov. Cuomo has previously stated that legalizing cannabis could be a key...

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What is Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol?

What is Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol?

Have you heard of Delta-8 THC Yet? If you’re a medical patient, you may have heard of this compound from your local dispensary associate. For some, the concept of a legal THC product seems too good to be true. For others, Delta-8 THC seems to be the perfect remedy....

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