Unlicensed marijuana dispensaries multiply in New York City despite warnings from state regulators
Some of the dispensaries seek to exploit loopholes in the state’s cannabis law to make the case that they’re operating legally. Others have thrown any pretense that they’re not really selling weed out the window.
Apr 4, 5:01 AM
After Legalizing Marijuana, NY Seeks To Ban Delta-8, A Cannabis Extract That Gets You High Like Marijuana
Delta-8 is sold in edibles, vape oils, buds and other run-of-the-mill products for cannabis consumers. And it’s growing in popularity.
Jun 25, 2021 12:20 PM
The Cannabis Entrepreneurs Who Want To Make Legal Weed More Diverse
Marijuana legalization in other states often excluded those with black market experience and disproportionately left out people of color. Could New York break the legacy?
Apr 28, 2021 4:07 PM
NYPD Returns Shipment Of Wrongly Seized Hemp, Ending 'Nightmare' For Brooklyn Man
But the department isn't admitting error, leading to confusion about the legality of the ubiquitous, CBD-producing crop.
Dec 24, 2019 11:10 AM
Police & D.A. Confusion About Hemp Law Could Cost Local Business Owner His Livelihood
Legal advocates say that cops' equating of different Cannabis strains is wrong—but will likely continue to sow confusion until the prohibition is fully lifted.
Dec 3, 2019 10:21 AM
FDA Warns 'CBD Has The Potential To Harm You'
Among the 15 companies who received warning letters was Bella Rose Labs, which operates out of Brooklyn.
Dec 2, 2019 1:31 PM
A Huge NYPD Pot Bust Might Just Be Legal Hemp
The department touted the confiscation as a 'precision policing' success. A business owner says the substance is legal hemp flower.
Nov 6, 2019 11:54 AM
NYC's CBD Edibles Ban Has Officially Gone Into Effect
Health inspectors will now be authorized to look for CBD food-and-beverage products as part of routine food safety inspections.
Updated: Jul 3, 2019 12:23 PM
CBD Cafe Buds & Beans Opens In Brooklyn Amidst Regulatory Confusion
The latest space to embrace the CBD craze is Buds and Beans, which opened about a month ago on Vanderbilt Ave in Prospect Heights.
Updated: May 9, 2019 12:36 PM
Interview: NYU Doctor Explains The Best Way To Consume CBD
'Since it is expensive for the people who are using it as a medicinal agent to treat different disorders...you should take it with a high fat meal or snack.'
Updated: May 2, 2019 2:53 PM
Health Department Delays CBD Edibles Ban Until Summer
After June 30th, embargoed food and drink products 'will have to be returned to the supplier or discarded.'
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 4:54 PM
DOH Prohibits NYC Bars & Restaurants From Serving CBD Products
'Why are inspectors who have no idea what they're talking about, why are they going into restaurants and embargoing products they don't understand?'
Updated: Feb 6, 2019 1:08 PM
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