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Capital Center hosts Cannabis Expo

Capital Center hosts Cannabis Expo

A New York Prison Locked Men Up For Drugs. Now the Site Will Grow Marijuana Town officials look to add jobs and tax revenue, but some parents and small growers aren’t thrilled In the 1930s, the prison site served as a state reform school that tried to rehabilitate wayward New York City boys with chores tending vegetables, cows and chickens. In the late 1970s the state turned it into the Mid-Orange Correctional Facility for the surge of people being incarcerated during the national crackdown on drug offenses. It was shut in 2011, after the number of men there dwindled.

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How This Hudson Valley Town Turned A Defunct Prison Into A Thriving Cannabis Hub

How This Hudson Valley Town Turned A Defunct Prison Into A Thriving Cannabis Hub

Just over an hour's drive from New York City, Warwick is one of those Hudson Valley towns perfect for perusing boutiques filled with aromatic candles after a hike to take in the fall foliage. The town was built upon farms, small businesses, and until about a decade ago, a medium-security prison.

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The Making Of New York’s $150 Million ‘Cannabis Campus’

The Making Of New York’s $150 Million ‘Cannabis Campus’

How This Hudson Valley Town Turned A Defunct Prison Into A Thriving Cannabis Hub Just over an hour's drive from New York City, Warwick is one of those Hudson Valley towns perfect for perusing boutiques filled with aromatic candles after a hike to take in the fall foliage. The town was built upon farms, small businesses, and until about a decade ago, a medium-security prison.

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UrbanXtracts opens hemp processing and development center

UrbanXtracts opens hemp processing and development center

UrbanXtracts, one of the first licensed hemp cultivators and processors in the State of New York, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 21, with the Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation and key stakeholders to celebrate the opening of its first local hemp manufacturing facility in Warwick.

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Hemp extraction company cuts ribbon..

Hemp extraction company cuts ribbon..

UrbanXtracts, one of the first licensed hemp cultivators and processors in the State of New York, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 21, with the Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation and key stakeholders to celebrate the opening of its first local hemp manufacturing facility in Warwick.

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New York Prison Locked Men Up For Drugs. Now the Site Will Grow Marijuana.

New York Prison Locked Men Up For Drugs. Now the Site Will Grow Marijuana.

WARWICK, N.Y.—Until closing a decade ago, a sprawling state prison in this town northwest of New York City locked up men convicted of drug offenses and other crimes.

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Yes, Pot Is Legal. But It’s Also in Short Supply.

Yes, Pot Is Legal. But It’s Also in Short Supply.

Yes, Pot Is Legal. But It’s Also in Short Supply in NY and NJ. Cannabis corporations are rushing to meet what is expected to be a “tidal wave” of demand in New

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Is ‘urbanXtracts’ CBD Legit? – A Real Tested CBD Brand Spotlight Review

Is ‘urbanXtracts’ CBD Legit? – A Real Tested CBD Brand Spotlight Review

UrbanXtracts, one of the first licensed hemp cultivators and processors in the State of New York, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 21, with the Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation and key stakeholders to celebrate the opening of its first local hemp manufacturing facility in Warwick.

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Warwick CBD production gets major flavor infusion

Warwick CBD production gets major flavor infusion

Warwick – Until now, New York State did not allow CBD to be infused in food and drink, but with a change in the rules, the production business on a former state prison site in Warwick will see a major boost.

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Sen. Metzger, Town of Warwick, Orange County IDA, and Hemp Industry Leaders Announce Major ...

Sen. Metzger, Town of Warwick, Orange County IDA, and Hemp Industry Leaders Announce Major ...

The draft regulations based on the legislation and released last night by the NYS Department of Health allow for CBD-infused beverages and foods. At the press conference, urbanXtracts, Rogowski Farms, and Hillview Med announced...

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Ep 284 – Building A New York Hempire - CannaInsider

Ep 284 – Building A New York Hempire - CannaInsider

In today’s ever-evolving hemp and cannabis space, Eran Sherin has set out on a mission to empower farmers, processors, manufacturers, and developers through a unique, New York-based hemp ecosystem known as urbanXtracts. 

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Closed Mid-Orange Correctional Facility buildings bring new business to Warwick

Closed Mid-Orange Correctional Facility buildings bring new business to Warwick

George Sewitt, Sr. VP of UrbanXtracts talks about re-using the buildings on the site of the former Mid-Orange Correctional Facility in Warwick.

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More regulation on CBD products a relief for these New York hemp companies

More regulation on CBD products a relief for these New York hemp companies

After New York lawmakers passed new regulations on the hemp industry this year, Allan Gandelman sees more opportunity — not less — for companies like his.

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Hemp services provider to begin construction at former prison site

Hemp services provider to begin construction at former prison site

UrbanXtracts, a hemp services provider and a subsidiary of NY Hemp Source, a full service seed to market, whole plant hemp extract cultivator, processor and product developer/producer, will soon begin construction on a new facility at the former Mid-Orange Correctional facility.

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CBD Accelerator to fund Warwick hemp production project at former Mid-Orange Correctional facility

CBD Accelerator to fund Warwick hemp production project at former Mid-Orange Correctional facility

WARWICK — The Orange County Industrial Development Agency's Accelerator plans to establish a $2.1 million branch for the production of the hemp compound CBD (cannabidiol) at the former Mid-Orange Correctional facility."This project, with its connection to our farm economy and potential to spur numerous entrepreneurs," said Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, "has the potential to transform our area similar to what dairy did in the early 20th century."

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