New York Lawmakers Include LGBT Protections in New Cannabis Law

A New York lawmaker put forth a measure to make it lawful that lesbian, gay, and bisexual citizens can qualify as social equity applicants thanks to New York’s new cannabis law. Senator Jeremy Cooney (D-NY) debuted the bill last week, momentarily after filing a separate law to include transgender and non-binary citizens in the cannabisContinue reading “New York Lawmakers Include LGBT Protections in New Cannabis Law”

New York adds Protections for Transgender and Non-binary in Cannabis Industry

A New York senator filed a bill ensuring transgender and non-binary people qualify as social equity applicants under its cannabis law. Sen. Jeremy Cooney (D-NY) proposed the legislation to fix an ‘unintended consequence’ of the adult-use cannabis law, which would ‘force specific individuals to decide between their gender identity and receive precedence for a cannabisContinue reading “New York adds Protections for Transgender and Non-binary in Cannabis Industry”