Business > Market

New York becomes latest state to legalize recreational marijuana

16 days ago   |   By WESH

New Yorkers can now possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis under a legalization bill signed by the governor.
Read more ...

 

New York legalizes adult use marijuana, expunges former pot convictions

New York legalizes adult use marijuana, expunges former pot convictions

16 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

“I'm proud these comprehensive reforms address and balance the social equity, safety and economic impacts of legal adult-use cannabis," said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a statement.
Read more ...

 

3 New York cannabis companies told us they're planning to ramp up cultivation and prepare for wholesale now that the state has legalized recreational marijuana

3 New York cannabis companies told us they're planning to ramp up cultivation and prepare for wholesale now that the state has legalized recreational marijuana

16 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement At long last, New York has legalized cannabis .
Text of the bill was released on Saturday. State lawmakers passed the bill late on Tuesday, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Wednesday morning. New York is now the latest state to legalize cannabis, following in the footsteps of its neighbor New Jersey.
The legislation focuses heavily on social equity but there's no mistake that the 10 companies that entered the state as medical operators will have a big leg up as sales begin.
Current medical companies in New York will be allowed to transition...
Read more ...

 

New York becomes 16th state to legalize recreational marijuana

16 days ago   |   By Times Union

The bill passed the state Assembly and Senate Tuesday evening after hours of debate. Now that it's signed, the law immediately legalizes possession of less than three ounces of marijuana for adults over the age of 21, and it establishes a new government agency to regulate the industry and dole out licenses for retailers and cafes. The new agency is expected to take about 18 months to set up, and retail sales of marijuana would start soon thereafter.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Market      Industry  


Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First Caucus' that emphasizes 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'

Summary List Placement Two Republican lawmakers worked together to create an "America First Caucus" that emphasizes "common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...

Apple Music reportedly said it will pay artists a penny per stream - double...

Apple Music reportedly said it will pay artists a penny per stream - double what Spotify pays

Summary List Placement Apple Music is telling artists that it will start paying them one cent per stream, per a Friday report from the Wall Street Journal. The company told... Read more ...

Biden administration investing $1.7B to better track Covid-19 variants

Biden administration investing $1.7B to better track Covid-19 variants

The Biden administration announced Friday it is spending $1.7 billion to expand the country's ability to track coronavirus variants. The money, from the last pandemic relief... Read more ...

Morgan Stanley handily beats first-quarter trading and investment-banking...

Morgan Stanley handily beats first-quarter trading and investment-banking estimates - but a $911 million loss tied to Archegos overshadows the strong report

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley 's first-quarter earnings report beat analyst estimates in every major category, but the strong results were overshadowed by a $911... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson asked other drugmakers to help it study blood-clot risks...

Johnson & Johnson asked other drugmakers to help it study blood-clot risks, and Moderna and Pfizer refused, report says

Summary List Placement Johnson & Johnson privately contacted other drugmakers producing COVID-19 vaccines to join a study into the potential risk of blood clots, but Pfizer and... Read more ...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says - its highest level ever

Summary List Placement The speaker of Iran's parliament said the country had successfully enriched uranium to its highest level yet. Mohammad Qalibaf tweeted on Friday morning... Read more ...

Outspoken Hong Kong billionaire Jimmy Lai sentenced to one year in prison...

Outspoken Hong Kong billionaire Jimmy Lai sentenced to one year in prison for taking part in a pro-democracy protest

Summary List Placement The Hong Kong billionaire media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in 2019 pro-democracy protests in the city. He was... Read more ...

FedEx will 'reevaluate' its policy requiring employees to lock up phones...

FedEx will 'reevaluate' its policy requiring employees to lock up phones during shifts following Thursday's shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Summary List Placement A FedEx spokesperson told Insider the company was reevaluating its policy of not allowing employees to have phones with them during work hours following... Read more ...

People will likely need a booster shot of Pfizer's vaccine within 12 months...

People will likely need a booster shot of Pfizer's vaccine within 12 months, Pfizer's CEO said

Summary List Placement Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said earlier this month that people will likely require booster shots within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated - as early as... Read more ...