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Premium Content Sneak Peek

Roughly 900 prospective dispensary owners applied for a New York Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary license.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-27
A guest column from Scott Mazza of Vitality CBD argues for the top three things to address in the upcoming bill.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-27
Harry Boone is applying for a conditional adult-use retail dispensary license and hopes to open up shop in Queens.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-27

As a born-and-bred New Yorker, I’m proud to oversee the state’s first publication dedicated to insightful and thorough reporting into such a transformative industry — while maintaining a watchful eye on powerful interests, monitoring the use of taxpayer funds and amplifying underrepresented voices.

Expect from NY Cannabis Insider valuable and timely information as well as engaging and thought-provoking live and virtual events.

Brad Racino  |  Editor & Publisher for New York Cannabis Insider

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Premium Content

In-depth news and exclusive analysis from New York’s team of cannabis reporters. New issues weekly.

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Text our journalists, connect with other business-minded insiders and develop key relationships.

Events & Conferences

Members get VIP access to events and meetups featuring some of the biggest leaders in the industry.

Who Subscribes?

  • Entrepreneurs
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  • Doctors, Pharmacists & Caretakers
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As a NY Cannabis Insider subscriber, you receive our newsletter for weekly insights. Billions of dollars are at stake in a market so lucrative that entrepreneurs everywhere are eyeing New York. It’s an economic opportunity unrivaled. Our team of renowned journalists inform subscribers about the issues, policies, laws, regulations, politics and people making an impact on the cannabis industry, community and marketplace.


Upcoming NY Cannabis Insider Events

NY Cannabis Insider Live is a business to business state-wide cannabis industry conference.  The virtual and in-person sessions bring together cannabis entrepreneurs and industry experts to discuss topics essential to the New York State cannabis industry. Each conference incorporates conversations with leading cannabis industry experts and an abundance of networking time to connect with others in the industry.


Refreshing to see true NYS experts and insiders discuss the unique cannabis industry and landscape here; NY Cannabis Insider highlighted local, relevant and insightful issues for NYS cannabis entrepreneurs. No other event could demonstrate a richer understanding how Social and Economic Equity will affect the NYS Adult-Use market.

Wei Hu, Esq.

I am really impressed with the diversity on these panels. It’s rare to see a cannabis conference with this much gender and race parity. Major congrats for making sure the speakers look like New York.

Ngiste Abebe, VP at Columbia Care and President of NYMCIA

Everything was perfect—the programming, the venue and the way the event played out logistically. I’m still riding the buzz, even after the train ride back.

Jon Purow, Zuber Lawler attorney + Cannabis Last Week podcast host

NY Cannabis Insider has curated an impressive meeting on industry experts, professionals, and insiders. I don’t see events like this happening anywhere else in the state.


“Well worth the ticket cost. Such a wealth of information and great networking opportunities”


“The NY Cannabis event provided a great opportunity to network with all members of the supply chain. It was also important to hear from the Chair of the NYS Cannabis Control Board. Thank you to NY Cannabis Insider and all the sponsors for hosting this event.”


The Benefits of Networking

Making connections is critical to establishing meaningful partnerships, allies and contacts to help move the New York State cannabis industry forward.  NY Cannabis Insider works to connect New York State cannabis industry professionals.  Whether it be during networking sessions at the NY Cannabis Insider Live conferences or smaller, more organic networking opportunities, NY Cannabis Insider is happy to be a conduit between cannabis insiders across the state.  In 2022, be on the look out for expanded networking opportunities facilitated by NY Cannabis Insider.

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