New York legalized possession of recreational marijuana in March. Cities, towns and villages have until the end of the year to opt out of retail pot sales. Two Long Island municipalities took a very different approach.
It was more than 10 years in the making. And now its moment has arrived. Pot will be legal in Connecticut. New York passed a similar bill earlier this year. So what does this dramatic change for our region mean? We’ll talk to lawmakers and advocates to find out what living with legal weed looks like.