Images: Schenectady’s Upstate Canna Co. in 2023 (29 photos) | News | – The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY – Schenectady’s Upstate Canna Co. made the Capital Region’s first legal cannabis sales at a press event Friday, March 31, 2023.

The Union Street store, owned by Donald Andrews, officially opened April 1, 2023.

In April 2024, owner Donald Andrews was arrested related to a February 2024 crash in Guilderland that injured eight people. Among the charges he is facing are one count of aggravated vehicular assault, three counts of second-degree assault and one count of driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs and alcohol.

Photos from its opening and the months following. Articles from the previous year are also below.

Updated April 30, 2024


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ERICA MILLER/ DAILY GAZETTE Former Upstate CBD on Upper Union Street, concerting to Upstate Canna Co., in Schenectady on Thursday,

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