The legalization of recreational marijuana in New York has blazed a new landscape for consumers. But the timeline isn't exactly blunt.

Here's a timeline of when you can smoke marijuana, grow it, and sell it legally under New York's new weed law.… A photo of a marijuana leaf. Text on the photo says "A
Right now: Marijuana’s legal.

🌿 New Yorkers can smoke weed outside in the same places where cigarette smoking is allowed.
🌿 They will be also allowed to possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis.…
Soon: A new regulatory body will be chosen to oversee cannabis in New York.

🌿 It's not yet clear who will serve in these roles, but members are expected to be chosen soon as lawmakers have indicated that they hope for a fast turnaround.… A provision of the New York State Cannabis/Marijuana Regulat
Soon: New York adults will be allowed to grow cannabis plants at home.

🌿 The law allows budding home cultivators to grow up to six cannabis plants at home, with a maximum of three mature and three immature plants per adult.… An image of cannabis on a yellow and pink background.
Sometime in 2022: You can browse and choose between gummies or pre-rolls in licensed retailers.

🌿 Adult-use cannabis sales won't begin anytime soon. One expert predicts a timeline between 12-18 months, based on other states’ rollout.

Cannabis companies are eyeing New York's new legal marijuana market.

Those that aren’t in the state’s medical program are looking to enter as cultivators, not retailers.…
Legalizing recreational marijuana isn’t enough, writes Insider Opinion columnist @anthonyLfisher, noting that marijuana prohibition cost people their homes, their careers, and their educations.…
Marijuana prohibition has racist origins in the United States.
These are all the states where marijuana is currently legal.…
Get an inside look at the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom. Sign up for our weekly Insider Cannabis newsletter here.…

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