New York’s Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) posted today updates to its proposed adult-use regulations (the “Revised Regulations”), in advance of a vote of the Cannabis Control Board (the “Board”) to release them for public comment. While these Revised Regulations merely contain amendments to the robust first set of proposed rules (“Prior Draft”), which were previously broken down and discussed in detail by Foley Hoag,… More
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New York Regulator Sued by Medical Operators
The only guarantees in life are death, taxes, and cannabis lawsuits, and New York is no different. In a cannabis marketplace plagued by fits and starts, the New York Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”) Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) have been joined to another lawsuit alleging that its actions to date are ultra vires.
The Coalition for Access to Regulated and Safe Cannabis, an unincorporated trade association consisting of Registered Organizations (vertically integrated medical cannabis permit holders),… More
2022 Cannabis Year-in-Review
2022 has been a rollercoaster of a year for the cannabis industry. On the upside, several states have passed legislation to either permit adult use or permit a medical marijuana program. Federally, simple possession cannabis offenses have been pardoned and legislation was passed to allow for research into cannabis. On the downside, the industry has been in a slump as the market gets more crowded and investor streams are drying up.… More