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The manufacturing sector in New York is slow in returning to its prerecession strength. That’s according to a report released last week by the Public Policy Institute of New York State.

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

The vaping industry is reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming ban on flavored e-cigarettes, saying it is misguided and will force many small business owners to close their shops and lay off employees. Some are predicting legal action.

Stephen Brown from Pixabay

Long Island has one of the fastest-growing tech markets in North America. That’s according to the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Services Group.

New York Moves To Regulate Hemp Industry

Jul 15, 2019
Eric Risberg / AP

New York State could be among the first in the nation to regulate the hemp industry. That includes CBD, a chemical from the cannabis family. CBD doesn’t get you high, but it can be found now in oils, candies, drinks and lotions that promise “relaxation.”

Emilian Danaila from Pixabay

Long Island’s pharmaceutical industry now makes up one of the region’s largest employers of manufacturing jobs. That’s according to a report released this week by the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency.

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