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To learn about important dates for New York’s adult-use cannabis market, please click here:  WOH - NY Adult Use Cannabis Alert (Approx. Timeline) _ 4-20-2021.pdf

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by Tim Morrison, PartnerNY MJ ACT _ WOH News Alert.pdfOn March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the “Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act” (the “Act”) legalizing the use of cannabis in the State by adults 21-years of age and older.   The goals of the Act include generating significant new State revenue, ending the racially disparate impact of existing cannabis laws, and creating new industries and employment opportunities for New Yorkers.  The [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (December 16, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is pleased to announce that Donald T. Kinsella has joined us as Senior Counsel and Robert J. McLaughlin has joined us as Of Counsel. Each of these individuals have extraordinary credentials and will further enhance the professional services our clients have come to expect from our attorneys.   Donald Kinsella joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna with more than four decades [...]

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Lakes to Locks Passage, Inc. held a virtual Annual Meeting on September 28, 2020, where the Board voted to elect Randall Beach as President of the Board. Beach had previously served as 1st Vice-President, he replaces Edward Bartholomew of the Warren County Economic Development Corporation, who passed away in July. A native of Plattsburgh and now a resident of Schenectady, Randall is a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP where he has practiced in the areas of real estate [...]

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PPP Loans - Flexibility Amendment.pdfThe federal government enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which is designed to provide financial relief to American businesses in response to the economic fallout from the efforts to stem the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One of the core pieces of the CARES Act is the provision of hundreds of billions of dollars for small businesses through federally-backed loans under an expanded Small Business Administration (SBA) [...]

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