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NY Cannabis Control Board approves another 58 marijuana cultivators

New York’s Cannabis Control Board today approved another 58 growers to cultivate marijuana under conditional licenses, bringing the total number of licensed cultivators across the state to 146.

“We’re moving quickly, knowing that the growing season is short,” said Chris Alexander, head of the Office of Cannabis Management.

Conditional license holders can grow cannabis outdoors or in a greenhouse with up to 20 artificial lights. Provisional license holders will have to apply for full licenses by June 1, and the temporary licenses expire June 30, 2024.

Board member Adam Perry recused himself during Thursday’s meeting from voting on two licenses, the New York Seed Laboratory and Langdonhurst Farms.

During the 15-minute meeting, the board also discussed the social equity cannabis investment program, for which the agency is seeking a fund manager and design-build services. [Read more at Syracuse.com]

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