cannabis

A Tale of Two Cities: So, You Want to Run a Pot Shop?

Audio Article

– As for advice to anyone who is thinking about opening a dispensary, Piersel emphasizes patience. The industry is new, she explains, and a business may have to deal with some negativity. “Remember why you’re there,” she says, “to help the community.”

Column: Mightier than the Sword: Notes on Writing: Stoned Birds

Audio Article

In March of 2021, the progressive state of New York became the 17th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. It seems a little late in the game considering conservative Montana legalized it before New York, but I suppose better late than never.  I currently reside in Oregon, which legalized the drug in 2015, becoming the fourth state to do […]

A Tale of Two Cities: A Tale of Two Cities: The Good, the Bud and the Ugly

Audio Article

With the legalization of cannabis in New York State, dispensaries and other new industries will soon be opening across the region. To get a sense of what our region might expect, this newspaper will publish a series of articles highlighting communities in Oregon where the drug was first legalized in 2016 and the industries and laws that soon followed. Jonathan Penfold, an Iroquois Central School graduate, has lived in Oregon for over a decade and is reporting on the subject.

Holland Officials Enroll In Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics Pick Up

Audio Article

The Holland Town Board has agreed to contract with Waste Management for “WM at Your Door,” in addition to agreeing to review ordinances regarding specific zoning classifications.

Holland Lawmakers Vote Against Cannabis Sales in Town

Audio Article

The Holland town board met on Oct. 13, where they voted to opt-out of allowing cannabis dispensaries.

Residents in Wales Ask for Ban on Cannabis Dispensaries

Audio Article

The crowd was small but their message was loud: residents in the Town of Wales do not want cannabis dispensaries or cannabis smoking lounges in town.

Cannabis Edibles Present New Challenges for Communities

Audio Article

School districts, health department officials and law enforcement are coming to terms with what the legalization of cannabis in New York State might mean for cannabis edibles and children, and how best to inform the public about the potential dangers of consumption.