Big Apple Cannabis: CWCB Returns to New York City for Eighth Year

Big Apple Cannabis: CWCB Returns to New York City for Eighth Year

“No one seems to have gotten it right.” Mayor Eric Adams told a Friday afternoon crowd, of legal cannabis in America. “This is our chance to get it right.” New York City’s mayor addressed attendees of the 2022 Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBExpo) on the second day of the three-day event. Adams stressed the social equity focus of New York’s cannabis program.

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Mississippi entrepreneurs face local "opt-out" bans of cannabis industry

Mississippi entrepreneurs face local “opt-out” bans of cannabis industry

Despite voters overwhelmingly passing Initiative 65 to create a medical marijuana program in November 2020, the state supreme court struck it down on constitutional technicality. After months of uncertainty, Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act into law in February 2022. Now, some local business people hoping to get a foothold in the industry are being blocked by their elected officials.

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