New York has approved 36 recreational cannabis businesses and nonprofits for licenses to operate the state’s first retail dispensaries. Khari Edwards, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Ayr Wellness, a multistate cannabis operator in the US, talks about the industry and its expansion in NY.
Khari discusses some of the missteps so far in the launch of the cannabis program, highlights of the launch and the illegal market. of NYC and its action in flagrant disregard of the law.
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