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New York’s Convicts-First Approach to Pot Draws Praise, Questions

Cannabis Production As Uruguay Bets On Medical Marijuana Exports
Photographer: Eilon Paz/Bloomberg

Welcome to my weekly newsletter on the cannabis and psychedelics industries. New York’s revelations about its licensing plans are roiling the industry — in a good way.

New York state’s plan to let people with past convictions for marijuana crimes become the first to sell it legally is admirable, but faces some major challenges.