Three In A Row: BiotrackTHC Awarded NY State Seed-to-Sale Tracking Contract

According to the New York State Contract Reporter’s May 22 release, BioTrack bested Agrisoft Development Group, Franwell, Leaf Logix Technology and MJ Freeway.

NEW YORK: CBE Press has learned that BioTrackTHC has been awarded the exclusive contract to run New York State’s Seed-to-Sale Tracking system, which includes both the government system and the licensed enterprises in state, and is the first contract in the industry that requires the licensees to use the state’s tracking software solution. In the three Read the full article…

NY State To Hold Clinical Trials For Marijuana

An agreement was signed Sunday between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration and GW Pharmaceuticals. The state Health Department and the company will develop the framework for a clinical trial for a marijuana-based drug for people under the age of 18.

NEW YORK: New York State is partnering with a British company to hold clinical trials for marijuana-based medication for children who have seizures that are resistant to their medicine. An agreement was signed Sunday between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration and GW Pharmaceuticals. The state Health Department and the company will develop the framework for a Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization: The Next Mayor Of New York Should Make This A Priority

The problem in legalization vs. decriminalization is that decriminalization does nothing to solve the problems that are created by a black market. Whenever there is a market that is under prohibition, everyone loses except for those who are able to be violent and gain an economic benefit from the illegal drug trade. This includes government institutions like the ATF or the grotesque prison system, whose existence subsists on marijuana and other drugs being illegal. It affects consumers economically, driving prices up and creating criminals out of nonviolent users.

NEW YORK: Advocates of marijuana reform have seen better than imagined success in recent years. With legalization victories in Washington and Oregon, what would the next step be for New York City? There have also been efforts in New York State to decriminalize small portions of marijuana for personal use, but those died in the NY senate.

Marijuana Legalization: The Next Mayor Of New York Should Make This A Priority

The problem in legalization vs. decriminalization is that decriminalization does nothing to solve the problems that are created by a black market. Whenever there is a market that is under prohibition, everyone loses except for those who are able to be violent and gain an economic benefit from the illegal drug trade. This includes government institutions like the ATF or the grotesque prison system, whose existence subsists on marijuana and other drugs being illegal. It affects consumers economically, driving prices up and creating criminals out of nonviolent users.

NEW YORK: Advocates of marijuana reform have seen better than imagined success in recent years. With legalization victories in Washington and Oregon, what would the next step be for New York City? There have also been efforts in New York State to decriminalize small portions of marijuana for personal use, but those died in the NY senate.