With legislative session having come to a close late last week, this was a relatively quiet week in Albany as members shifted their focus to local primary races (early voting began June 12 and goes through June 20, primary elections are June 22). Some of the bills that passed both the Senate and the Assembly are being delivered to the Governor for his signature or veto, including one that would cover the costs of the impeachment investigation being conducted by the Assembly (S.7237/A.8037, Chapter 152). This is a process that will continue through the end of the year. Read More Here

Cannabis Practice Group Social Equity Newsletter

New York Senator Files Bill To Extend Marijuana Equity Benefits To Transgender And Non-Binary People Sen. Jeremy Cooney (D) introduced the legislation in an attempt to resolve an “unintendedconsequence” of the adult-use law, which would currently “force certain individuals from choosing between their gender identity and receiving priority for a license,” the bill’s justification section…