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Estate Planning Terms to Know

Having well-detailed estate planning documents is crucial to provide specific instructions about how you want your final affairs to be settled when you're no more. Whether you have a small or large estate, you and your loved ones can benefit from creating an estate plan. A knowledgeable New York State estate planning attorney can enlighten you about some important estate planning terms you should know and help you navigate crucial decisions.

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New York Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Law Violations

Like every state, New York regulates the liquor industry from manufacture to distribution to retail sales. Retail operations, selling on-site or off-site, must meet several qualifications for obtaining a license to sell.

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What to Know About Selling CBD Products in New York

Since the federal Farm Bill was enacted in 2018, the sale of products made from hemp has been legal in the United States, and in early 2021, New York issued regulations governing cannabidiol (CBD) products.

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The Impact of Marijuana Law on the Workplace

New York is among the states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use. However, different employment laws are being issued to address the possession and use of marijuana in the workplace environment.

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Cannabis Distribution License in New York

In March of 2021, New York State passed the Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA), legalizing not only the recreational adult use of cannabis but also the cultivation, processing, distribution, and retail sales of the product.

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Opening a Marijuana Dispensary in New York

Many states, including New York, have legalized the use of marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. According to data from Statista, there were over 7,000 dispensaries in the United States as of end-2020, with about 35 dispensaries in New York State.

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New York’s Recreational Marijuana Law

Recreational marijuana sales, which all started in 2012 in the pioneering states of Colorado and Washington, reached $12.75 billion in 2019 and jumped to $18.93 billion in 2020.

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What is the Difference Between a Commercial Lease and a License to Occupy Business Space?

When one party agrees to let another party use its business space, they must agree on the terms of use, the fee, the term and how the occupancy will come to an end. This is referred to as a license to occupy space, which is different from a commercial lease.

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Spinal Cord Injuries Overview

The spinal cord is a long “cord” of nervous tissue that extends from the brainstem to the lower portion of the back. The spinal cord is the communication highway for the human body.

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What You Should Know About a Brokerage Agreement for the Lease of Commercial Space

A landlord and a broker typically enter into a brokerage agreement in connection with the leasing of commercial space. The best way to protect your interests is to consult an experienced real estate attorney before signing such an agreement.

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