A worker organises cannabis flowers on Thursday before the opening of New York’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensary, in Manhattan. Photo: Reuters
A worker organises cannabis flowers on Thursday before the opening of New York’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensary, in Manhattan. Photo: Reuters

New York’s first legal recreational marijuana shop opens

  • The New York dispensary paves the way for a string of store openings in the coming months
  • Marijuana has been fully legalised by 21 US states, but remains illegal under federal law

A worker organises cannabis flowers on Thursday before the opening of New York’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensary, in Manhattan. Photo: Reuters
A worker organises cannabis flowers on Thursday before the opening of New York’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensary, in Manhattan. Photo: Reuters
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