Sean Teehan,

Sean Teehan

Contact Sean

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial


Recent articles by Sean:

An honest take on the likelihood of federal marijuana legalization

Five cannabis industry and government policy experts provide a realistic breakdown of what could spark the sea change – and how far away that may be. → Read More

Applications for NY’s first retail marijuana locations are in

Roughly 900 prospective dispensary owners applied for a New York Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary license. → Read More

NY Cannabis Insider’s week in legal weed for Sept. 24, 2022

Weed retail (or lack thereof) plans for Long Island, license caps and a study on why weed consumers partake were among some of the stories NY Cannabis Insider covered last week. → Read More

Approved home-grow regs, new growers and processors approved by Cannabis Control Board

The agency also appointed a new general counsel and approved amendments to the state’s cannabinoid hemp program on Tuesday. → Read More

Marijuana retail opportunities few and far between in Long Island

Few parts of NY’s second-most populated region allow adult-use dispensaries, creating a challenging environment for weed industry entrepreneurs and stakeholders. → Read More

NY Cannabis Insider’s week in legal weed for Sept. 17, 2022

Responses to home-grow rules, questions around weed supply and profiles of movers and shakers were among some of the stories NY Cannabis Insider covered last week. → Read More

Sampling firms create new entry point into NY’s marijuana market

Workers from sampling firms will collect samples of products from cultivators and processors, and deliver them to a testing lab, which will then measure things like potency and contaminants. → Read More

NY regulators appear to be listening to medical marijuana patients over home-grow rules

The OCM’s rules dictate how much weed patients and caregivers can grow, where they can grow it, and other boundaries. → Read More

NY Cannabis Insider’s week in legal weed for Sept. 10, 2022

Take a look at what we at NY Cannabis Insider published this week. → Read More

The fine line higher-ed must walk when providing cannabis courses

The continued federal prohibition of marijuana limits how college instructors can run their classes. → Read More

NY Cannabis Insider’s week in legal weed for Sept. 3, 2022

Last week we covered a shift in the Office of Cannabis Management's timeline for the bulk of cannabis business licensing, a court case in Maine that could have implications on NY's legal weed marketplace and more. → Read More

NY’s timeline for legal weed sales just shifted in a major way

A statement from the Office of Cannabis Management’s top official comes as a shock to those in the state’s emerging industry. → Read More

Maine court ruling could spell trouble for NY’s legal weed market

The US Dormant Commerce Clause prevents states from passing legislation that discriminates against, or excessively burdens, interstate commerce. [subscriber only] → Read More

Panelists at NY Cannabis Insider NYC event discuss CAURD concerns, hopes

NY Cannabis Insider hosted a CAURD-focused event in NYC this week, where panelists talked about their hopes for the conditional retail license program, as well as worries about possible trouble ahead. → Read More

NY cannabis regulators release number of first-round dispensaries by region

The OCM provided new information this week breaking down anticipated CAURD locations by geographic region, as well as new updates for CAURD nonprofit applicants. → Read More

The NY Cannabis Growers and Processors Association is now the Cannabis Association of New York.

The influential trade group underwent a rebrand to include its representation of multiple parts of NY’s marijuana supply chain. → Read More

New marijuana processors, growers and key OCM appointments at Aug. 15 board meeting

NY Cannabis Insider has updated its list of NYS licensed marijuana growers as well as a new database of cannabis processors. → Read More

NY Cannabis Insider’s week in legal weed for Aug. 13, 2022

Update on DASNY sites, Curaleaf removes product from shelves, Good Green is giving away $1.3 million, and more in this week’s wrap-up from NY Cannabis Insider. → Read More

With less than two weeks until marijuana retail licenses open, how many dispensary spots has NY secured?

A spokesman for Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office confirmed to NY Cannabis Insider the progress made so far in securing conditional adult-use retail dispensary sites. → Read More

NY’s program for first weed dispensaries may invite legal challenges

A section of NY’s cannabis law says the license application period for retail sites shall open for everyone at the same time. → Read More