NY cannabis agencies sued by medical marijuana providers

The lawsuit filed claims that state cannabis regulators exceeded their legal authority when they opened up the first batch of applications in August only to people with past pot convictions or their relatives, instead of to everyone.

Flavored cannabis marketing is criticized for targeting kids

As cannabis shops proliferate, concerns are growing over the packaging and marketing of flavored cannabis that critics say could entice children to partake of products labeled “mad mango,” “loud lemon” and “peach dream.”