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What to Know about New York’s Recreational Marijuana Law
On Wednesday, March 31, New York officially became the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults, and the wait seems to have been worth it.

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Raw Hemp Pesto Recipe from the The Art of Cooking with Cannabis

It seems like a new state legalizes marijuana every week, with New York being the latest to hop on the bandwagon.

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420 in the Berkshires: Deals and Events You Don't Want to Miss

There are four days until 4/20.

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Cannabis with a Conscience

Berkshire Roots’ Goal Is to Create Quality Cannabis Products Alongside Social Change
Legalization of adult-use cannabis, while a victory for enthusiasts and businesses alike, is more fraught for communities that have disproportionately suffered from the War on Drugs. For Pittsfield, Massachusetts-based Berkshire Roots—a vertically integrated medical and adult-use cannabis dispensary and one of the state’s leading cultivators of craft-grown cannabis from Berkshire County—its success in the industry and its commitment to racial justice have always been intertwined.

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Celebrate 420 at The Pass

3 Events Are Coming to the Berkshires Farm-to-Label Dispensary This Month
In honor of the annual 420 holiday, The Pass, a Berkshires-based farm-to-label grower and producer of adult-use cannabis products is hosting three events this month at its Sheffield dispensary, including tastings of non-infused products from Coast Cannabis and Betty's Eddies.

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10 Weed Dispensaries to Visit in the Berkshires

While recreational marijuana has just been legalized in New York it'll take some time for the retail scene to catch up. But a quick trip over state lines will bring you to a multitude of dispensaries in the Berkshires.

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W is for Weed and Wellness

How Medical Marijuana Company Etain Is Increasing Access to Plant-Based Care
How Medical Marijuana Company Etain Is Increasing Access to Plant-Based Care

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Legal Weed is Coming to New York

Cannabis and the Empire State
Cuomo is on board, the legislature is on board, neighboring states already have recreational cannabis. It looks like 2021 is New York’s year to legalize weed.

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The Green Rush: Legal Cannabis on the Rise

Cannabis is increasingly available nationwide for both medical and recreational use. New York, where the plant is currently decriminalized, is likely to be among the next states to join one of the least understood, and, at times controversial, socioeconomic booms of the century to date—legal cannabis. Part one in a two-part series.

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Flower Power

Great Barrington’s Calyx Berkshire Dispensary Is Forging a Path for Women in Cannabis
Great Barrington’s Calyx Berkshire Dispensary Is Forging a Path for Women in Cannabis.

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Farm-to-Label Cannabis Comes to the Berkshires

The Pass in Sheffield is a vertically integrated dispensary with products grown on-site
With this July's opening of The Pass in the quiet mountain town of Sheffield just outside of Great Barrington, the region’s recreational cannabis consumers have a new name to look to in conscientious sourcing. True to the vertically integrated dispensary's farm-to-label philosophy, there's a sleek retail space, two on-site growing facilities, and a lab for manufacturing its own products from the flowers grown just outside its doors.

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Understanding New York’s New Hemp Laws: a Q&A with Attorney Marissa Weiss

In early December, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that dramatically changed the legal and regulatory framework for New York's hemp industry. We asked Marissa Weiss, Esq., an associate attorney at the Walden-based firm Jacobowitz & Gubits to help us wade through the weeds and understand what just went down in Albany.

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CBD Crazed: It's High Time We Looked at the Science Behind the CBD Hype

As CBD products fly off the shelves everywhere from gas stations to wellness boutiques, we peek at the science behind the hype.

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Chronogram Conversations: Getting In the Weeds About Legal Marijuana

On Tuesday, July 23 our 50 of our Woodstck and Hudson Valley buds joined us to chat about the impact of weed legalization on the Hudson Valley, a hot topic since the legalization of weed in our neighbor state of Massachusetts.

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New York State Sizes Up The Green Gold Rush

As legislators once again failed to pass the Marihuana Regulation and Taxaction Act in the last session, we look at the crowded field of competing camps and the roadblocks to legalizing cannabis.

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