Information for Retailers

Retailers selling cannabinoid hemp in final form to consumers within New York state are required to obtain a cannabinoid hemp retailer license from the Department. Pursuant to Article 33-B of the Public Health Law, retailers selling cannabinoid hemp products are not required to obtain licensure until January 1, 2021.

New York State Department of Health is not currently accepting applications for cannabinoid hemp retail licenses. The Department has issued proposed regulations to implement this program and will be sharing more information as it becomes available.