Month: July 2020

NYC Suburbs: A Roadblock to Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis

Lack of public support and tough elections have turned New York’s suburbs into a battleground for legalization efforts. With complete governing control in Albany, the Democratic Party has had little problem in implementing its broad policy agenda. Legalizing cannabis for adult-use has been a priority for Democrats over the past two years. Assembly Majority Leader …

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CRTA Tax Report

Read the Full Report The Cannabis Regulation & Tax Act (CRTA) was first proposed in Governor Cuomo’s FY 2020 budget proposal and set the groundwork for legal adult-use cannabis in New York. Despite endorsements from Governor Cuomo and upstate lawmakers, the CRTA ultimately failed due to a lack of support from moderate districts in Westchester …

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