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What’s the future of Cannabis in New York?

Baked at Home CEO and Founder Jenny Argie will be joined by a panel of cannabis experts Friday and Saturday October 5-6 at Cannabis 101, an informational session hosted by Assemblymember Tremaine Wright, to discuss: The future of cannabis in New York The effects of mass incarceration The health benefits of cannabis The burgeoning cannabis industry Impending cannabis legislation in New York We are at a pivotal point. Now is the time to establish fair regulations regarding the use of cannabis in New York, and now is the time for local communities to make their voices heard. Cannabis 101 is one of the first local events sponsored and championed by a leader in the community. We hope to see you there!  October 5th, 6 pm to 9 pm October 6th, 10...

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Hemp Industry Has Growing Potential in New York

Attendees at the first ever hemp research forum in the state of New York were optimistic about the future of the hemp industry. Government officials, scientists, hemp farmers and hemp processors participated in the forum, which was held Feb. 28 at Cornell University. It was inspired by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s initiative to establish New York as a leader of industrial hemp research, production and processing in the nation. New York legalized hemp research in 2015, the 19th state to do so. What Kind of Hemp Research Is Being Conducted at Cornell? Cornell has established a long-term hemp breeding program with assistance from $2 million in state funding. The research is varied and includes studies on diseases and pests which threaten the hemp plant, for which there are...

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