marijuana legalization

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

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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.

EAPD Retire K-9 Dog Following Cannabis Legalization

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The East Aurora Police Department has announced that it retired its trained K-9 last week following the state’s marijuana legalization at the end of March. The department has no immediate plans to replace the unit but says they may consider retraining a K9 for other drugs in the future.