Legal Green: A guide to Brooklyn’s licensed and legal marijuana dispensaries • Brooklyn Paper – Brooklyn Paper

Find out where to legally purchase marijuana in Brooklyn this 4/20.

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It’s nearly 4/20 — the unofficial but widely-celebrated holiday dedicated to marijuana – and for the first time ever, Brooklynites can buy their supplies legally at a local dispensary.

Legal complications delayed the debut of licensed cannabis shops in Kings County, but the borough’s first legal dispensary opened in Gravesend late last year — and there are now eight licensed and legal marijuana stores in the borough.

Illegal and gray-market dispensaries are a dime a dozen across the city, but marijuana sellers and government officials encourage Brooklynites to shop legal. 

Brooklynites can purchase legal marijuana right here in the borough for 4/20.Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP

As part of New York’s cannabis legalization law, all licensed dispensaries are at least partially-owned by justice-involved people who suffered disproportionately from marijuana prohibition — plus, all of their goods are regulated and standardized, so you know just what you’re getting.

Here are all of Brooklyn’s legal dispensaries — and a handy map

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