To explain what state policymakers are doing to prevent unlicensed marijuana sales and promote a legal recreational marketplace, we spoke with New York Cannabis Insider Editor & Publisher Brad Racino and Cannabis Association of New York Director of Government Relations Hal McCabe.

The conversation addresses a contentious meeting of state regulators, negotiations over a crackdown on illegal sales and a lack of urgency from state lawmakers to fix problems with the MRTA implementation.

If you want additional marijuana content after you hear the podcast, check out the Cannabis Insider Conference scheduled for May 18 in Albany. But if that’s not your thing, check out the free, live recording of Dispatches from Planet Albany that is scheduled for June 5 at the Bull Moose Club.

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