Cannabis News Box

New York counties push for cannabis legalization to recover from financial impacts of COVID

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 28, 2020

A coalition of county officials are recommending New York cannabis legalization as a means of reversing the economic glut that has occurred as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Adult-use cannabis legalization “will provide the state and counties with resources for public health educat...

On the cusp of legalization, New York employers scrap cannabis-testing rules for workers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

As New York inches closer to legalizing recreational cannabis, employers are contemplating rewriting their drug testing policies. With a CBS News poll revealing how 65 percent of New York voters support cannabis legalization, a large proportion of employees working for companies across the Democ...

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