Wondering what to do in New York this long July Fourth weekend? From summer concert series to art tours and food festivals, we've got the best events the Empire State has to offer.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). But her lifelong experience with systemic inequities allows her to focus on the most important community needs.
The 2022 NYC Cannabis Parade and Rally brought New Yorkers together again for a speaker lineup including policymakers, celebs, industry leaders and more.
I Can Relate: An Op-ed by Shawanna Vaughn: A Harlem Resident Running For for New York State Assembly, 70th District
Shawanna Vaughn is a new contender for New York State Assembly's 70th District. But she can relate to the Harlem community - here's why the people should vote for her to represent them in office.
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.