New York Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

New York medical cannabis sales are up but remain slow

New York’s five medical marijuana businesses generated only $16.6 million in gross sales between April 2016 and August 2017, but sales and patient numbers are improving. From April 2016 through…

MPP opens New York office, hires ex-US senator as senior adviser

A national marijuana industry advocacy group is opening a New York office in hopes of strengthening the state’s medical marijuana program and, possibly, increasing business opportunities. Marijuana Policy Project has hired former…

Marijuana executives making push into mainstream politics

By John Schroyer Cannabis entrepreneur Todd Mitchem announced in a late-August email blast that he’s running for Congress, and the subject line even referred to the Coloradan as a “marijuana industry…