The Lower East Side gallery is a godsend for recreational and medical shoppers awaiting the state’s sluggish legal rollout

Scoring legal cannabis in New York remains a challenge for both residents and visitors. Despite the state’s exciting progress on medical and adult-use cannabis, there are still a lot of obstacles to getting hands on legal flower and other products. In October, New York’s Cannabis Control Board finally voted to allow the sale of flower in all medical dispensaries. Up until then, the state’s 150,000-plus medical residents had been limited to non-flower products like tinctures and edibles. 

Adult-use buyers have also been left to navigate the gray zone painted by New York’s Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act as they await…

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