DECEMBER 15, 2021 Office of Cannabis Management Announces Additional Cannabinoid Hemp Regulations Delivered to Cannabis Control Board for Consideration

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Board Will Consider Additional Regulations at its December 16 Meeting Additional Regulations Build on Those Finalized by the Board Nov. 3 that Established Standards, Protecting Public Health and Providing Industry Clarity Newest Regulations Enhance Product Safety and Support Industry Growth in New York State The New York State Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) today announced it has delivered to the Cannabis Control Board (Board) for its consideration additional regulations for the Cannabinoid Hemp Program that enhance safety for New Yorkers and help the industry grow in New York. The Board will consider the additional regulations at its December 16, 2021 meeting. If approved by the Board, the regulations will be posted for a 60-day public comment period. The regulations build on those finalized for the program by the Board on November 3, officially launching the Cannabinoid Hemp Program in New York State., and were also discussed briefly at that meeting.  Last month, the OCM opened an enhanced portal for license applications for the program. “These additional Cannabinoid Hemp Program regulations are the latest step in the evolution of the cannabis industry ecosystem we are building in New York State and I look forward to considering these with my colleagues on the Board at our next meeting,” said Cannabis Control Board Chair Tremaine Wright. “Ensuring New Yorkers know they are purchasing safe, tested products while providing the industry with the tools to compete and grow is critical to its long-term success.” “I am excited about the proposed hemp regulations on our agenda, and particularly the role they could play in supporting our farmers and a thriving New York craft industry,” said Board Member Jen Metzger, who chaired the Agriculture Committee when she served in the State Senate and sponsored the original Cannabinoid Hemp Program Bill in 2019. “A new ‘hemp farm processor’ license, together with state-of-origin labeling…

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