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(WBEN) - A coalition of companies in the marijuana industry is launching an ad campaign this week aimed at encouraging New York State lawmakers to legalize cannabis as part of the state budget. "It's time New York starts competing in this growing industry," says a voiceover in the TV ad, that cites...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 16, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has made the plea to bring sports betting to New York state, but there's a big catch. During his State of the State address, Cuomo called for legalizing sports gambling in New York, but only at four state-run casinos located in the Finger Lakes, Southern...
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47-Acre parcel at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park where a Cannabis Campus will be developed if New York State passes legislation on legalizing marijuana. January 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 11, 2019 - 9:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A San Diego cannabis company was approved to begin development on a $200 Million high-tech cannabis campus in Buffalo. The company, Flora California Prime, was approved to acquire 47 acres at the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park from the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced a series of 'Listening Sessions' across the state on the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana. In a statement, the Governor said that input from the forum would be used to help craft a marijuana law for the state. A meeting in...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
(WBEN) - Could New York lawmakers slide sports betting into their agenda before the end of the legislative session? A new bill that would regulate sports betting was introduced in Albany Tuesday by Assemblyman Gary Pretlow. Proponents say the bill is a compromise of sorts between lawmakers in the...
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Brian Mazurowski
May 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN/AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on sports in most states, giving individual states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. How equipped is New York to get in on the act? State Senate Bill S1282 would authorize betting on sports at any...
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