N.Y. Cannabis Law Section 61
License application


1.

Any person may apply to the board for a license to cultivate, process, distribute, deliver or dispense cannabis within this state for sale. Such application shall be in writing and verified and shall contain such information as the board shall require. Such application shall be accompanied by a check or draft for the amount required by this article for such license. If the board shall approve the application, it shall issue a license in such form as shall be determined by its rules. Such license shall contain a description of the licensed premises and in form and in substance shall be a license to the person therein specifically designated to cultivate, process, distribute, deliver or dispense cannabis in the premises therein specifically licensed.

2.

Except as otherwise provided in this article, a separate license shall be required for each facility at which cultivation, processing, distribution or retail dispensing is conducted.

3.

An applicant shall not be denied a license under this article based solely on a conviction for a violation of article two hundred twenty or section 240.36 of the penal law, prior to the date article two hundred twenty-one of the penal law took effect, a conviction for a violation of article two hundred twenty-one of the penal law, or a conviction for a violation of article two hundred twenty-two of the penal law after the effective date of this chapter.

Source: Section 61 — License application, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CAN/61 (updated Apr. 9, 2021; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Apr. 9, 2021

§ 61’s source at nysenate​.gov

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