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Canopy Growth extends American hemp reach with acquisition

Ontario-based Canopy Growth announced on Thursday, March 21 it has acquired AgriNextUSA, a hemp enterprise led by CEO Geoff Whaling. Mr. Whaling will join Canopy Growth USA as a strategic adviser.

New York State considering legalizing recreational marijuana

The state of New York is considering whether it should legalize recreational marijuana as a new report comes out in favor of such a move.

Bill would ban ISPs in New York State from selling personal data

With President Trump’s final signature, last week’s repeal of the Obama administration’s internet privacy provisions became official.

Ontario pushes for exemption to New York 'Buy American' policy

Two Ontario cabinet members are meeting with officials in Albany, New York today to urge legislators to exempt Canada from a "Buy American" policy expected to pass on March 31, warning that if this is not done, it could lead to a trade war on both sides.

Political donations via LLCs will stay intact in New York State

New York State Board of Elections failed to pass amendments to a 1996 decision which allowed significant campaign donations from dubious sources.

Two boys in New York state alive after being buried in snow bank

Two cousins in upstate New York, 9 and 11, have a cold and scary story to tell, but one with a happy ending. They survived 7 hours buried in snow thanks to a bubble of air. The quick thinking of a police officer was crucial in their rescue.

New York makes yogurt official state snack over carrot cookies

Given the state of New York managed to produce over 740 million pounds of yogurt last year it is hardly a surprise the state has officially made yogurt its state snack. The announcement came from no less a personage than the governor.

Review: In Niagara Falls, history and wonder go hand-in-hand Special

Niagara Falls, NY is a place of history but it is also a place of wonder. Each day thousands of people travel to see the wonder of hundreds of thousands of gallons of water traveling over a cliff in the gorge below.

Video: New anti-fracking anthem 'Don't Frack My Mother'

New York - Artists Against Fracking have come up with a new musical video to convince Governor Cuomo of New York State to ensure that the moratorium on fracking passes and continues way past the current two-year mark.

Op-Ed: Fracking in New York State may be blocked until 2015

The New York State Assembly has just voted to extend New York's ban on fracking until 2015. This is good news indeed, but there is still a long way to go.

Future of fracking still uncertain in New York State

It appears the State of New York is likely to miss a deadline to establish hydraulic fracturing regulations, and if so, this will significantly delay a determination of whether or not the controversial fuel-extraction process will be allowed in the state.

Review: New York travel ─ What to do in the Hudson Valley Special

New York's Hudson River Valley is a region full of natural beauty and a diversity of places to visit. Summer is an ideal time to visit Hudson Valley destinations and there are plenty to choose from.

Summer recreation: New York's Bear Mountain State Park Special

Bear Mountain - For decades families have traveled to the lower Hudson Valley in New York State to enjoy the Bear Mountain State Park. 2012 is no exception, this past weekend many flocked to the popular park.

New York State residents split over natural gas find

Albany, New York hosted two rallies Monday, with about 1,000 people showing up altogether. One rally was to lobby for natural gas drilling in New York's mountains. The other rally was to protest the plans to drill.

New York State Senate Says No to Same-Sex Marriage

The New York State Senate in Albany has rejected a bill by 38 votes to 24 that would have made the state the sixth in the U.S. to have legalized same-sex marriage.

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Winter 2013: Morningside Heights  NY
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Winter 2013: As storm hits NY State  disaster declaration is in effect for the following counties: B...
Winter 2013: As storm hits NY State, disaster declaration is in effect for the following counties: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester

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