# New york news
Samaritan saves 5-year-old boy drowning in Brooklyn pool after city lifeguards fail to respond
NEW YORK — A child nearly drowned at a city pool Sunday in Brooklyn. The 5-year-old boy was pulled from the water by a good Samaritan and then lifeguards gave him CPR. Anthony Torres, 37, was at the McCarren Park pool with his family on Saturday evening when people started screaming about a boy drowning in the water.
$5 Million Awarded to New York Community Colleges to Support the Launch of New Cannabis Accreditation Programs
The state of New York has given community colleges $5 million to encourage the creation and enhancement of courses and programs expressly designed to assist people in finding employment in the marijuana sector, the governor of that state said on Monday.
NY Cannabis News: First Legal Canna Dispensaries Coming Soon, Cease & Desist Letters Hurt Confidence in Legal Weed Plans
By approving the final rules for Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) licenses, which are necessary to launch the initiative, the New York State Cannabis Control Board advanced the so-called Seeding Opportunity Initiative.
NY Cannabis Shops Given Ultimatum to Stop Sale of Cannabis Products
This week, 17 stores in New York City received stop and desist letters, putting a damper on the city's expanding—but still illegal—marijuana market. Closed storeImage by Roberto Lee Cortes from Pixabay.
"Sun-Grown Cannabis" - NY’s First Canna-Crop Sprouts Under the Sun
The recreational marijuana industry in New York is actually starting to sprout, with farms all throughout the state producing thin-leafed plants that reach for the light. NY made a remarkable decision by giving 203 hemp producers the first opportunity to cultivate marijuana intended for legal sales, which may begin by the end of the year. Later, major indoor growers are anticipated to join.
A New Chief Equity Officer! New York Cannabis Regulators Appoints Damian Fagon
The New York state cannabis regulators decided to start accepting applications for adult-use cannabis processors and authorized the employment of a point person to oversee the state's work on social justice.