According to a new report, with only 4 licensed cannabis dispensaries in the Empire State and more than 1,400 unlicensed pot shops, the Wild West of Weed will lose billions in revenue if it doesn’t stop the lawlessness soon. Read more:
According to a new report, with only 4 licensed cannabis dispensaries in the Empire State and more than 1,400 unlicensed pot shops, the Wild West of Weed will lose billions in revenue if it doesn’t stop the lawlessness soon.
John Kagia, the director of policy for New York’s OCM, says he respects the report’s creators but believes they relied on “flawed” assumptions. “We think this analysis significantly underestimates the pace and momentum that we’re building in New York and the trajectory of a regulated market,” says Kagia.
As for the criticism that OCM’s focus on social equity and the slow rollout of the licensed market is effectively helping the unlicensed market take root on seemingly every corner of Manhattan and the other four boroughs, Kagia says doing the right thing takes time.
Stephen Whitburn to propose ordinance to relocate sidewalk encampments –
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Next month, Councilmember Stephen Whitburn (District 3) will propose an ordinance that would bar tents from public land. Instead, safe camping areas would be created on the outskirts of Downtown with restrooms and other resources for the homeless. Whitburn joined KUSI’s Rafer Weigel with details. (Below) Deacon Jim Vargas of Father Joe’s Villages joined KUSI’s Allie… Read more >>
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