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December 2021 Newsletter

CWCBExpo New York 2021 celebrated “Back-to-Business!”

Tremaine Wright speaking

Tremaine Wright, Chair of the New York State Cannabis Control Board (CCB), gave her first public Keynote at CWCBExpo. (The full presentation will be coming soon to the CWCBExpo Insider Archive.)

Christopher “CJ” Wallace, Founder Think Big and Frank White, delivered a Keynote that described his entrepreneurial journey within the cannabis industry and how he intends to work diligently to advocate for inclusion of people of color and other minorities to be business owners and benefit from the industry.

After his Keynote, the audience wanted more.
Christopher "CJ" Wallace

New York State OCM and CCB issued regulations for the Cannabinoid Hemp Program, comment period now in effect

Chris Alexander from the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) and members of his staff attended the CWCBExpo. The Office of Cannabis Management continues to trailblaze for New York State, implementing the Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act (MRTA).

See the latest on the OCM’s and the CCB’s issued regulations on the Cannabinoid Hemp Program that were published in November. Read the OCM’s press release as well as the Regulations. Be aware of the six month comment period now in effect regarding regulations and standards on testing, packaging and labeling.

OCM Press Release

OCM Regulations

New Jersey application process to begin December 15

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission on Tuesday announced it would open the application process to marijuana growers, processors and testing labs on Dec. 15, and It will open applications for dispensaries on March 15, 2022.


USDA on Hemp – What did the Chief of USDA Hemp Program Bill Richmond, discuss with Erica Stark, Executive Director of the National Hemp Association at CWCBExpo?

Listen to this full session and hear what they said about the USDA regulations and positions.

USDA Session

Safe banking act suffers a “No-Go” as it went through the Senate after being passed in the House

What Happened? Learn more from NORML.


Read it here.

Decriminalization and expungement news

A bi-partisan approach to expungement and decriminalization is being sponsored by New York’s House Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ohio’s House Representative Dave Joyce (R-OH).


Read the full story here.


CWCBExpo thanks advocates NORML and the National Hemp Association

Advocacy is an important part of our industry. NORML and Curved Papers partnered during CWCBExpo’s Cannabis Week New York to produce NORML FORML.


Read all about it in this HoneySuckle article and do not miss the video message from NORML Founder, Keith Stroup.

Make sure you stay in tune with the National Hemp Association and how they have worked to make progress on a global scale for cannabis, agriculture, farmers, as well as support and development of a hemp supply chain.


Learn more here.

Curved Papers
National Hemp Association

Meet this 2022 Exhibitor: CCELL

CCELL Cartridge

Revolutionary Ceramic Heating Element

The fundamental of CCELL’s vaporizing technology lies in the revolutionary ceramic heating element, where the essence of extracts is released. Designed to replace conventional wick-based coils, CCELL’s patented ceramic heating elements release purer flavors and higher potency for extracts with various range of viscosity.

Trusted by Brands

Through continuous pursuit of excellence and innovation, CCELL has grown to become one of the world’s largest vaporizer suppliers. We’ve built and gained solid trust from our business partners around the globe.

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