Saturday, June 6, 2020

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An In-N-Out Burger Mysteriously Appeared In New York

In-N-Out representatives say they're as confused as we are, and can't figure out how their burgers appeared in New York since its closest restaurant to New York is over 1,500 miles away.

New York Strikes Deal To Decriminalize Marijuana At The 11th Hour

Lawmakers agreed to further decriminalize cannabis in New York and automatically expunge low-level marijuana offenses across the state.

Bumble Is Opening A Bar That Will Only Serve Date-Friendly Foods

Bumble Brew, a cafe by day and wine bar by night, is Bumble's last development. The dating app that requires women to make the first move will be opening a physical location in SoHo New York in fall 2019.

Sorry, But New York Probably Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo confessed this week that he doesn’t have the votes in the State Senate to push legalization forward.

New York To Stop Testing Would-Be Employees For Marijuana

New York City Council’s Committee on Civil Human Rights approved a measure that would make it illegal for most employers to drug test job applicants for marijuana.

New York State Stalls Major Cannabis Mergers

The three deals include the MedMen Enterprises Inc. (MMNFF) acquisition of Pharmacann, The Green Thumbs Industries (GTI) acquisition of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals and the Cresco Labs Inc.(CRLBF) deal with Valley Agriceuticals.

New York State Only Pretends It Wants Diversity In Cannabis Companies

The New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association (NYMCIA) seems to agree on a more inclusive market, but the actions taken by the state and by the NYMCIA spell a different story altogether.

New York Might Not Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Use In 2019

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been pushing to make legal weed part of the state budget, says he is “no longer confident” that is going to transpire before the April 1 deadline.

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