While possessing certain amounts of cannabis is now okay, legal stores have not yet opened.
New Yorkers are expected to be able to purchase legal recreational cannabis by the end of the year.
Who gets a licence?
The first licences to be handed out will be the ones belonging to the conditional adult-use retail dispensary (CAURD) program. These are 150 licences provided to “justice involved” applicants, who must also have experience owning and running a business.
Applicants can submit their information by the end of August. Those interested can read more details here.
What if a person doesn’t qualify for a licence just yet?
More licences are expected to come out soon, with different requirements for different businesses, which range from weed bars to regular dispensaries.
This will all be revealed in the coming months, with applicants only able to apply for one licence at a time.
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