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Cuomo Signs N.Y. Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022

  • Law bars most cultivators from also owning retail outlets
  • Tax revenue earmarked for education, neighborhood aid
A Tiny African Kingdom Wants to Export Its Cannabis to the World
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New York is set to become the nation’s second-largest legal marijuana market after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation allowing the licensing of dispensaries.

Cannabis storefronts will be allowed to open as soon as next year under the measure (S.854A/A.1248A), which the Legislature cleared on Tuesday.