At CannPack East 2021, industry experts raised critical discussions on cannabis packaging licensing, regulation and design; the founders of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association explained why trade associations help push state legalization forward.
The 2021 Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference brought together top-quality cannabis and mainstream brands at New York’s Hudson Yards for frank discussions on post-legalization retail, sustainability, and inclusivity in building a better industry.
NORML FORML founder Michael O’Malley explains how 2021’s event honored NORML’s 50-plus years of cannabis advocacy and what makes New York’s cannabis community and legalization programs distinctive.
As New York joins the legal adult-use cannabis market, High NY founder Mike Z discusses diversity in the local cannabis community, social impact, and how to grow your network.
Social equity and legacy operators in New York drove the discussion at a summit of the cannabis industry's top minds. How do we put diversity at the forefront of the legal industry?
Democratic Mayoral candidate Eric Adams has branded himself "The People's Candidate" and claimed support for sweeping police reforms. But would any of his plans really change the NYPD's racially-biased practices? Welcome, folks, to an idea of the Adams administration.
Along with this shift in attitude has been a shift in the laws pertaining to the plant, allowing it to be decriminalized for medical use in thirty-three states and recreationally legal in eleven.
On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court, decided that racial segregation in public schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. In 1962, this ruling was put to the test, this time in Long Island, New York.
CWCBExpo New York, taking place May 28–30, 2020 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, is the only event in the emerging tri-state area focused on the entire supply chain for the legalized cannabis industry including medical, adult use and industrial hemp.
Although many other chronicles have reduced these decades to the cliched dichotomy of “conformist” vs. “radical” or “square” vs. “hip,” Dickstein’s restrained, modest, and tasteful memoir offers the middle way.