Issue 2 becomes law making recreational marijuana legal

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although Ohioans can now smoke marijuana recreationally, that doesn’t mean they can’t get in trouble at all for using it.  What You Need To Know Employers are not required to revise their company drug policy  Ohioans can still get fired if they fail a drug test  It’s ... Read More

OCM director talks marijuana market

Last week, the state’s Cannabis Control Board issued 212 operating licenses for adult use cannabis dispensaries. While New York has issued 463 legal licenses across the state, there are only a handful of brick-and-mortar operations up and running. Gov. Kathy Hochul has vowed to strengthen the emerging legal market by ... Read More

Lawmakers eye big changes to state’s marijuana law

State lawmakers are looking to make significant changes to the state’s recreational marijuana law. NY1 has confirmed that talks are underway between the legislature and the govenor’s office on just what those changes should look like. The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act passed the legislature and was signed into law ... Read More

Wide-range of topics discussed at NYSABPRHAL Conference

This weekend, the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, & Asian legislators celebrated their 52nd annual conference. “As one of the important things we do during our weekend, we have workshops called issue forums where we discuss a wide range of topics, including mental health, housing, nursing, ... Read More