Binghamton outlines zoning for future cannabis dispensaries – Spectrum News

Binghamton is now one step closer to welcoming cannabis dispensaries into the city, an entirely new industry, and new zoning maps could lay the groundwork for its future.

Mayor Jared Kraham unveiled a draft Thursday which would set restrictions on where dispensaries could be located, including 500-foot buffer zones around schools and 200-foot buffer zones around places of worship.

“We want to make sure that the growth of the cannabis industry is done responsibly and benefits our community, that the different types of cannabis businesses, whether it’s retail sale, whether it’s manufacture, fit the character of commercial districts,” Kraham said.

What You Need To Know Binghamton, like other cities, would receive a 3% tax on every sale of adult-use cannabis
Mayor Jared Kraham unveiled a draft Thursday which would set restrictions on where dispensaries could be located, including buffer zones around schools and places of worship
There will be a public comment period before any of the maps are signed into law

Binghamton, like other cities, would receive a three percent tax on every sale of adult-use cannabis. It’s estimated the new market could bring upwards of $1 billion to the state in the coming

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