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Four Veterans File Suit Against New York’s OCM Over Claims That Its Process Prioritizes Applicants with Prior Marijuana Convictions

A group of four military veterans last week filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against the New York’s Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”), claiming that the agency’s rules that prioritize applicants with prior marijuana convictions for cannabis dispensary licenses violate the NY Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”).

In Fiore et al. v. NYS Cannabis Control Board et al., the plaintiffs sought a temporary restraining order barring the state from issuing or further processing applications for licenses,… More