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New York's cannabis board votes to settle lawsuits that have stalled legal dispensaries

Associated Press,
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The settlement still needs a judge's approval before it can take effect. The state's Cannabis Control Board did not immediately release the terms of the settlement.

The deal would lift a court order that has blocked the state from processing or issuing retail marijuana licenses since August, following lawsuits over rules that promised many of the first licenses to people with past drug convictions.

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