The Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) is charged with issuing licenses for businesses to participate in New York’s adult-use, medical, and cannabinoid hemp industries. The OCM is developing regulations which will outline how a person or business can apply for and receive a license in the new adult-use cannabis industry.
The OCM will promote social and economic equity applicants who have been harmed by the prohibition of cannabis for adult-use licenses, establishing a goal of awarding 50% of licenses to social and economic equity applicants. Please continue to monitor the website for updates about licensing and more information about the social and economic equity program.
Office of Cannabis Management Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Research Request for Information