New York regulators doubled the number of available retail permits for recreational marijuana social equity applicants to 300, which will be proportional across the state’s 14 regions.

“Doubling the number of available CAURD licenses is a great development that drastically increases the odds of winning a license,” Michelle Bodian, partner at Vicente LLP told Benzinga.

NY Focuses On Broadening The Market ASAP

"Many of the qualified applicants will be able to pay for their own retail locations instead of relying on the state to provide shops," said Chris Alexander, executive director of the New York Office of …

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