Category Archives: New York

New York is a Tough Market for Legal Weed. Is That Why MedMen Dropped its Prices?

MedMen recently dropped its prices at its New York flagship dispensary in midtown Manhattan. This was no ordinary discount. The decline was sudden and steep. MedMen dropped its price from $86 to $54 for a 400 mg vape cartridge, and from $53 to $37 for a 30-capsule bottle. Those are dramatic, double-digit declines of 37% […]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Calls For Legalization Of Recreational Cannabis

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to advocate for a mix of “practical” progressive goals and urgent responsibilities, including waging war on hate crimes, spending $3 billion on environmental protection and legalizing recreational marijuana. The third-term Democrat touted past achievements and trumpeted a […]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Considers Ban on Drugs That Mimic Fentanyl

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York announced on Monday that he would propose legislation that would ban drugs that mimic fentanyl, saying he would make the issue the second proposal of his 2020 State of the State agenda. The move is a response to the ongoing crisis of opioid-related overdoses and deaths that continues […]

New York To Host Debut Edition of Cannabis Auction Exchange

The legal cannabis industry is still taking shape and evolving. In many ways, the industry is figuring itself out as it goes. And that leaves the door open for people to enter the space and do all sorts of creative or unexpected things. One of the most recent examples of this is a cannabis auction […]