At long last: Brooklyn’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Gravesend • Brooklyn Paper – Brooklyn Paper

Grow Together, Brooklyn’s first legal marijuana dispensary, officially opened its doors on Tuesday.

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Brooklyn’s first legal recreational weed dispensary finally opened in Gravesend on Tuesday, nearly three years after recreational marijuana was first legalized in New York State.

Grow Together, located at 2370 Coney Island Ave. near Avenue U, is owned by Christopher Ledlum and Steven Sapoznik, who the state’s Office of Cannabis Management described as “an experienced local entrepreneur and justice-involved individual.” The shop is New York state’s 36th legal adult-use marijuana dispensary – but the first in Brooklyn, as back-t0-back lawsuits dragged out license approvals in the borough.

“At Grow Together, we are more than just a dispensary,” reads the shop’s website. “We are a community hub dedicated to promoting wellness, education, and empowerment. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, our mission is to provide a safe and inclusive space where individuals can access high-quality cannabis products, explore their well-being, and connect with like-minded individuals.”

According to Grow Together’s site, the shop offers marijuana flower, pre-rolls, edibles, and potent oils

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