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January 27, 2021

Aleece Burgio Interviewed on New York State's Cannabis Legislation for Buffalo Business First

Aleece Burgio, Cannabis Team leader, is quoted in Buffalo Business First in “Could This Be the Year? Here’s How New York State’s Cannabis Legislation Is Shaping Up” about how the NYS government can benefit if cannabis is fully legalized this year for adult recreational use. Aleece said that Buffalo is poised to be an attractive location for cannabis-related businesses to grow their New York operations. She also highlights how NYS Governor Cuomo’s plan prioritizes women and minority applicants.

“In order for this bill to get passed, there needs to be a compromise. I think there still needs to be a little more vetting on the social equity provision, but Cuomo is making the right steps in terms of adjusting this bill.”

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