Overview

The New York State Cannabis Control Board is the approval and oversight body of the Office of Cannabis Management. The Board is responsible for approving the comprehensive regulatory framework for New York's cannabis industry, including issuing applications and licenses to cannabis businesses and approving the rules and regulations which will govern the new industry.

 

Cannabis Control Board Members
  • Tremaine Wright, Chair
  • Adam Perry
  • Jessica Garcia
  • Dr. Jennifer Gilbert Jenkins
  • Hope Knight

 

CANNABIS CONTROL BOARD MEMBERS

Board Authority

The Cannabis Control Board is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive regulatory framework for medical and adult-use cannabis and hemp in the State of New York. In accordance with Cannabis Law Section 10, the Board’s functions and duties include, but are not limited to the following: discretion to issue or refuse to issue any license, registration, or permit; discretion to revoke, cancel or suspend for cause any registration, license, or permit issued and/or to impose a civil penalty; issue regulations, declaratory rulings, guidance and industry advisories; issue subpoenas and administer oaths in connection with any hearing or investigation; enter into contracts, memoranda of understanding and agreements; appoint the Chief Equity Officer; and appoint advisory groups and committees as necessary to assist the Board in carrying out its duties.

Membership

The Board consists of five (5) board members, including the Chair. The Chair shall be nominated by the Governor with advice and consent of the State Senate. The Governor shall have two additional direct appointments to the Board. The Temporary President of the Senate shall have one appointment to the Board. The Speaker of the Assembly shall have one appointment to the Board. Appointments shall be for a term of three years each.

Reports

The Board issues an Annual Report and approves the Office’s Social and Economic Equity Plan.

Board Payment Structure

Under Cannabis Law Section 7(2), “the members, except for the chairperson, shall when performing the work of the board, be compensated at a rate of two hundred sixty dollars per day, and together with an allowance for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. The chairperson shall receive an annual salary not to exceed an amount appropriated therefore by the legislature, and their expenses actually and necessarily incurred in the performance of their official duties, unless otherwise provided by the legislature. No member or member's spouse or minor child shall have any interest in an entity regulated by the board.”

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected].

Upcoming Board Meetings

Attending a Board Meeting

The Public is able to observe Cannabis Control Board meetings from a mobile device or computer. Instructions on how to attend each Board meeting will be posted on this web page along with the meeting announcement.

Videos and transcripts of each meeting are also posted on our website following the meeting.

Read the Cannabis Control Board’s Written Procedures for Board Members Videoconference Attendance

Board Meeting Archive

Full Board Meeting July 10, 2024

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Below are resolutions passed at the 7/10/24 meeting:

Full Board Meeting June 11, 2024

Full Board Meeting May 10, 2024

Full Board Meeting April 11, 2024

Full Board Meeting March 22, 2024

Full Board Meeting February 16, 2024

Full Board Meeting January 12, 2024

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    CCB Resolution: ROND ROD Approvals

    No. 2023-52: Resolution to Grant A Registered Organization Adult-Use Cultivator, Processor and Distributor License or A Registered Organization Adult-Use Cultivator, Processor, Distributor, Retail Dispensary License to Certain Registered Organizations

     

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Full Board Meeting Friday, December 29, 2023

Friday, December 29, 2023 at 1:30 P.M. EST

59 Maiden Lane

New York, NY 10038 

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Below is the resolution passed at the 12/29/23 meeting:

Full Board Meeting December 8, 2023

Full Board Meeting November 27, 2023

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    CCB Resolution: No.2023-45

    No.2023-45: Resolution to Approve a Settlement Agreement in Lawsuits Brought by Carmine Fiore, et al, and the Coalition for Access to Regulated and Safe Cannabis

     

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Full Board Meeting November 17, 2023

Full Board Meeting on October 17, 2023

Full Board Meeting on September 12, 2023

Full Board Meeting on July 19, 2023

Full Board Meeting on June 15, 2023

Full Board Meeting on May 30, 2023

Full Board Meeting on May 11, 2023

Full Board Meeting on April 3, 2023

Full Board Meeting on March 2, 2023

Full Board Meeting on January 25, 2023

Full Board Meeting December 21, 2022

Meeting Notice

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*Additional CAURD Licenses will be considered at a future Board Meeting in January*

Full Board Meeting November 21, 2022

Full Board Meeting September 20, 2022

Full Board Meeting September 13, 2022

Full Board Meeting August 15, 2022

Full Board Meeting July 14, 2022

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    CCB Resolution: CAURD Application

    No. 2022-21: Resolution approving a certain application form for a Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) license and directing that a new application period for CAURD licenses open and close on dates to be established by the Office

     

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Full Board Meeting June 23, 2022

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    CCB Resolution: AUCP Application

    No. 2022-17: Resolution approving a certain application form for a conditional adult-use processor license and ordering that a new application period for a conditional adult-use processor license open on June 28, 2022 and close on August 31, 2022

     

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Full Board Meeting June 1, 2022

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    CCB Resolution: Delegation to the OCM

    No. 2022-16: Resolution to authorize the Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management to implement a user service agreement between the Office of Cannabis Management and the Division of Criminal Justice Services

     

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Full Board Meeting May 19, 2022

Full Board Meeting May 5, 2022

Full Board Meeting April 14, 2022

Full Board Meeting March 10, 2022

Full Board Meeting February 17, 2022

Full Board Meeting January 25, 2022

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Below are resolutions passed at the 1/25/22 meeting:

Full Board Meeting December 16, 2021

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Below are resolutions passed at the 12/16/21 meeting:

Full Board Meeting November 3, 2021

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Below are resolutions passed at the 11/3/21 meeting:

Full Board Meeting October 21, 2021

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Below are resolutions passed at the 10/21/21 meeting:

Full Board Meeting October 5, 2021

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Below are resolutions passed at the 10/5/21 meeting: