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Cannabis Growers Group Eyes Looser Restrictions

The New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association is asking New York state to limit licensing requirements and taxes if New York state legalizes marijuana this year. Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, created a light moment during the joint legislative ...
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Profit, Potential in Cannabis Field

Hemp farmers and other members of  New York State’s emerging cannabis industry weighed in on the crop’s economic potential and the prospect of marijuana legalization at a forum in Sag Harbor on Saturday. David Falkowski, the owner of Open Minded ...
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How JD Farms Developed the Eaton Hemp Brand on Bankrupt New York Dairy Farmland

Last November, just before Thanksgiving, Mark Justh and Dan Dolgin decided to spread liquid dairy manure across the hemp stalks left behind from their fall harvest. The co-owners of Eaton Hemp and JD Farms in upstate New York saw this ...
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As market explodes, lawmakers push for better CBD labeling, sale regulations

With gas stations, cafes and convenience stores now peddling unregulated cannabidiol, better known as CBD, state and federal lawmakers are pushing for increased research and regulation of the touted hemp derivative. “CBD is brimming with potential to be a billion-dollar ...
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Gov. Cuomo just signed new regulations for the fast-growing hemp industry. Growers say that’s good

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed into law new regulations on one of the state's fastest-growing and newest industries: hemp. Some industry players say the new rules could be good for their businesses. The law creates regulations for growing, processing ...
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