When adult-use cannabis was legalized in New York in 2021, industry analysts projected a surge in demand for ancillary services, including but not limited to real estate agents, accountants and many other professionals.

The idea was that these businesses would benefit significantly from the booming weed industry without bearing "the same risks as plant-touching companies," per New York Up State.

However, more than two years later, this conventional wisdom is proving to be a miscalculation.

Hal McCabe, director of government relations for the Cannabis Association of New York, said that businesses “are having to hustle and work their butts off just to keep their heads above water …

Full story available on Benzinga.com

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