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5 Things to Look Out for in the NY Cannabis Industry

Cannabis has experienced an explosion of recognition amongst policymakers and business leaders  across New York in recent years. Hemp cultivation has seen yearly expansion, CBD products are sold statewide, and adult-use legalization has been a hot topic in the state legislature. Alongside this explosion in popularity, NYS has and continues to establish various regulations across …

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OPINION: How Legalization Can Benefit Disadvantaged Communities

Sarah Prentice is a policy research intern for Castetter Sustainability Group and has been researching the implications of adult-use cannabis legalization on disadvantaged communities.   Through this research, Sarah has prepared the following recommendations to best support those communities and individuals most impacted by the War on Drugs. These recommendations and views do not necessarily reflect …

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CSG Advocates Cannabis Legalization in Albany

Albany, NY – The CSG team traveled to the New York State Capitol on Wednesday to join the Start Smart-NY Coalition, and lead the New York Cannabis Growers & Processors Assocation in advocating for the passage of legalized adult-use cannabis in the budget process. Those efforts included meeting with key lawmakers, senate leadership, and rallying …

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CEO to speak at NASDA’s Winter Conference

Arlington, Virginia – The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture will convene their annual Winter Policy Conference on February 24th – 26th at the Renaissance Arlington Capitol View Hotel. In attendance will be state commissioners and regulators from across the country, along with federal regulators and industry stakeholders to discuss policy that will help …

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Amman Weaver Named COO

Amman Weaver has been promoted to take over the roles of Chief Operations Officer in addition to his responsibilities as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Amman, a former Barclays Investment Bank analyst and Binghamton native has been promoted to lead the operations of CSG along with continuing his duties as the top financial officer. This …

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CSG’s 2019 Rewind

2019 will be a year for the history books. We planted 250k plants across 15 New York farms, brought over 70 truckloads to a former Kmart in Binghamton, and hung each plant with the help of 61 temporary employees… wow!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7D-PoCquKM&feature=youtu.be We also helped with one of the most progressive hemp extract bills in country …

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