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NY Settles Cannabis Lawsuits, Paving the Way for New Marijuana Shops

New Yorkers will soon see more recreational marijuana shops opening across New York, as the state’s Cannabis Control Board voted on Monday to settle a pair of lawsuits that have blocked many legal weed shops from operating for more than three months. 

From amNewYork Metro:

New Yorkers will soon see more recreational marijuana shops opening across New York, as the state’s Cannabis Control Board voted on Monday to settle a pair of lawsuits that have blocked many legal weed shops from operating for over three months. 

The legal battle began when a group of disabled veterans sued the state, claiming it violated the law when it awarded the first batch of cannabis licenses to New Yorkers who had previously been convicted of marijuana-related offenses. 

Click here to read more at amny.com.




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