New York's Office Of Cannabis Management Grants Cultivation Licenses And Encourages Enthusiasm For Dispensary Licenses – – United States – Mondaq

20 May 2022

Duane Morris LLP

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New York State’s Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) held a board meeting on May 19, 2020. As always, the meeting was available for observation by the public through online streaming.

The Board opened by discussing the Adult-Use Conditional Cultivator License, which was created by a state law signed on February 22, 2022, and which allows eligible hemp growers to apply for a license to grow cannabis containing over .3% THC. The Board noted that it has so far approved 88 of the approximately 200 Adult-Use Conditional Cultivator License applications it has received, and that the Chairman had issued a preliminary determination to grant approval to 58 additional applications. Next, the Board voted on Resolution 2022-10, approving the resolution and thus granting licenses to these 58 applicants. The application window for the Adult-Use Conditional Cultivator License closes on June 30, 2022.

The Board also discussed licensing of dispensaries. In March, the Cannabis Control Board issued proposed regulations to govern Conditional Adult Use Dispensary

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