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Learning the Landscape: NY Cannabis Licensing Requirements

By Bridge West Consulting

With New York State having embraced adult-use cannabis, the race to secure cannabis business licenses in the Empire State is hotter than ever. And while there are several different types of licenses on offer, getting any one of them will require you to do your research, formulate a winning business plan, and be prepared to be nimble and light on your feet as you navigate a challenging regulatory environment.

In today’s post, we’ll explore the NY cannabis licensing requirements with the goal of giving you a solid grounding in the facts. Some of the areas we’ll cover include:

  • Types of NY Cannabis Licenses
  • NY Cannabis Licensing Criteria
  • Social and Geographic Equity
  • Preparing to Apply

And with that, let’s jump in!