Office of Cannabis Management Announces “Get Ready, Get Set” Workshops

Michael Roche


At the recent Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s CannaBusiness symposium, Christopher Alexander, Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”), announced that the OCM will be holding a series of virtual workshops to assist New Yorkers interested in applying for a license.

The initial series will consist of four workshops held over the next two weeks.  The dates and topics covered are as follows:



Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m.

Am I Eligible for a Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary License? How do I Apply for a Conditional License?

Wednesday, May 18 at 4 p.m.

How to Support Individuals with a Cannabis Conviction in Applying for License

Tuesday, May 24 at 4 p.m.

How to Support Cannabis Cultivation in NYS

Wednesday, May 25 at 4 p.m.

How to Ensure Equity in the NYS Cannabis Industry

Each workshop will be streamed online.  If you are interested in attending the workshops, you can register at

If you have any questions regarding this LEGALcurrents, please do not hesitate to contact any member of the firm’s Cannabis Law practice group at 585.232.6500 or 716.853.1616.

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