Tag: Marijuana Legalization

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Around 9% of towns, villages have opted out of recreational marijuana law in New York

New data provided by the Associations of Towns of New York State indicates that around 9% of communities have opted out of the zoning portion of recreational marijuana legalization. What does that mean? For towns that opted out, businesses will not be ... MORE
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Towns considering marijuana opt out laws will face revenue losses, economic competition if they change their minds in the future

Local elected officials in parts of the Finger Lakes and Central New York who are concerned with New York’s recreational marijuana legalization law are thinking hard about opting out. As part of the marijuana legalization package signed into law, individual municipalities have ... MORE
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Penn Yan to tackle marijuana sale issue December 21st

The Penn Yan Village Board will likely decide whether to allow retail marijuana sales within the village December 21st, just ten days before the state’s opt-out deadline. Mayor Leigh MacKerchar tells the Finger Lakes Times sentiment among village residents is evenly split ... MORE
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Marijuana is legal: Can job applicants be denied if they smell like weed? What about using marijuana on ‘break’?

What happens if a person goes to work and smells like marijuana? It might seem like a silly question, but employment law experts are weighing in now that cannabis has been legalized in New York. The state’s recreational marijuana law is being ... MORE