January 20, 2022

Purchasing pot

January 5, 2022

The deadline to opt out of allowing marijuana dispensaries has come and gone, and now participating municipalities must consider where to allow retail and consumption sites. Nine of the 19 municipalities in Cortland County opted […]

Hearing set on where pot could be sold

December 27, 2021

A public hearing Jan. 18 will elicit comments on a proposed law that would define where Cortland would allow marijuana dispensaries. The proposal would limit them to the city’s General Business Regional Zone, or GB-1, […]

Weed and the workplace

October 30, 2021

Recreational marijuana is legal in New York, but that doesn’t make its use an appropriate workplace activity, so while the state prohibited employers earlier this month from testing employees for cannabis use, bosses can still […]

Which way on weed?

August 21, 2021

Municipalities across New York have until Dec. 31 to opt out of allowing marijuana dispensaries and consumption sites. Some communities, such as Homer and McGraw, will let voters decide via referendum. And even if a […]

C’ville delays decision on pot dispensaries

July 22, 2021

After a short public hearing Wednesday at which one resident supported a ban on marijuana dispensaries and another opposed it, the Cortlandville Town Board delayed action on whether to opt out of allowing dispensaries to […]

C’ville to hold hearing on pot dispensaries

July 9, 2021

Cortlandville residents will be able to share their opinions during a public hearing later this month on a proposed local law that would prohibit the establishment of marijuana dispensaries within the town. The hearing will […]

C’ville to discuss marijuana dispensaries in July

June 22, 2021

For Cortlandville Town Supervisor Tom Williams, the financial incentives of allowing recreational marijuana dispensaries in the town will have to be weighed against health and safety hazards as the town discusses next month whether to […]

Center: Children eating pot-laced candies

June 4, 2021

A Syracuse-based poison control center has seen a spike in reports of children eating marijuana-laced candies and edibles, and greater Cortland area emergency responders are preparing to deal with it. The Upstate New York Poison […]

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