New York Restricts Employers from Testing Employees for Marijuana

New York Restricts Employers from Testing Employees for Marijuana

New York is the first state in the country to prohibit employers from testing current and prospective workers for cannabis use.

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Michael Vanacoro
Which New York Towns Will Opt-In (or Out) of Marijuana Dispensaries?

Which New York Towns Will Opt-In (or Out) of Marijuana Dispensaries?

Legal marijuana is coming to New York. But is it coming to a town near you? The NY Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) has an opt-out clause for certain provisions. That means communities across the state have until December 31st, 2021, to decide if they’ll allow dispensaries and consumption lounges within their borders. Some local officials have already made up their minds, saying cannabis isn’t welcome in their neighborhood. To date, over 100 municipalities in New York have opted out of adult-use dispensaries and cannabis cafes. Other officials are interested in the revenue streams legal cannabis promises to bring...

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Michael Vanacoro
November 2021: Where Can I Buy Marjiuana Legally in New York?

November 2021: Where Can I Buy Marjiuana Legally in New York?

While New Yorkers can possess up to three ounces of flower or 24 grams of concentrates (if over 21), they still can’t legally buy, grow, or sell the plant. Retail sales won’t start until late 2022 at the earliest. But there is an option for New Yorkers who don’t mind a drive...

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Michael Vanacoro
NY Legalizes Adult-Use Marijuana: What does it mean for New Yorkers?

NY Legalizes Adult-Use Marijuana: What does it mean for New Yorkers?

Soon: New York's over 21 will be allowed to grow cannabis at home. Adults will be able to grow up to six cannabis plants, with three mature and three immature plants per adult. Each home will be allowed a maximum of 12 plants total...

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