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New York Cannabis Delivery License

New York Cannabis Delivery License

New York Cannabis Delivery LicenseNew York cannabis delivery license may resemble what other states have done with their cannabis delivery, but we won’t know for sure until legalization passes and final regulations are drafted in the Big City. 

If the legalization bill passes New York would be joining the list of states that have opened their cannabis industry, and with Governor Cuomo’s endorsement of the bill it is a closer reality for new yorkers. 

This time we bring you all the facts we have so far on the delivery license, while we wait for the legalization process to happen and the regulations to be finalised. If you are interested in starting a cannabis delivery business in New York you may be interested in start getting that business plan ready.


What is a Delivery License? 

“Delivery”  means  the  direct delivery of cannabis products by a retail licensee, microbusiness licensee, or delivery license holder to a cannabis consumer.

A delivery license will authorize the delivery of cannabis and cannabis products by licensees independent of another adult-use cannabis license.




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Cannabis Delivery License Limitations

 No person may have a direct or indirect financial  or controlling  interest  in  more than one delivery license. Such licenses are intended to promote social and economic equity applicants as provided  for  in this chapter.


Cannabis Delivery license regulations

Once the bill passes, the state cannabis advisory  board will provide recommendations to the  board  for  the  application  process,  license  criteria,  and  scope of licensed activities for this class of license. There is no time period established so far for these regulations to be drafted


Delivery License Characteristics 

We’ll have to wait for the bill to pass before we know more about New York cannabis delivery license. So far there is not much information of how the licensing requirements and characteristics are.

Among the few rules that are already defined, the bill states that each delivery licensee  may have a total of no more than twenty-five individuals, or the equivalent thereof, providing full-time paid delivery services, per week under  one license.  


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