Today, New York’s Cannabis Control Board approved another 58 growers to cultivate cannabis 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 on June 30, 2024.
During Thursday's meeting, board member Adam Perry recused himself from voting on two licenses, the New York Seed Laboratory and Langdonhurst Farms.
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