Capital Region welcomes first licensed cannabis dispensary – Spectrum News

The Capital Region is welcoming its first licensed cannabis dispensary this weekend.

It marks the beginning of a new era for consumers across all of upstate New York, as they can now safely and legally purchase cannabis for recreational use.

The newly opened dispensary, Upstate Canna Co., is expected to change cannabis access.

This opportunity was seen as a win-win, as it could help the local economy while improving the quality of life for many in the community. 

“I think this is a positive thing, because this tax revenue should be used for education, and our roads should be maintained,” said Scotia resident Amir Khan.

A variety of cannabis products are available at Upstate Canna Co., including flowers, edibles, concentrates and topicals. Locally grown cannabis ensures quality and freshness, and the staff is knowledgeable enough to help customers choose the right product.

“It is an incredible feeling to be a part of the vibrant New York cannabis community and provide safe, legal, high quality and compliant products to New Yorkers,” said Nick Polsinelli, managing partner at Sugarhouse Farms.

This is viewed by many as as a positive development for the area as it will provide local job opportunities, increase tax revenue and

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