Common Council members open-minded, undecided on marijuana sales in Glens Falls – Glens Falls Post-Star

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Days after plans to open a marijuana dispensary at 56 Glen St. were tabled by the city’s Planning Board, some Common Council members said they have yet to formulate an opinion on whether to allow retail cannabis sales in the city.

Chad Arnold, Chad Arnold

GLENS FALLS — Days after plans to open a marijuana dispensary near Cool Insuring Arena were tabled by the Planning Board, some Common Council members said they have yet to formulate an opinion on whether to allow retail cannabis sales in the city.

Local municipalities have until Dec. 31 to decide whether to opt out of cannabis sales after state lawmakers moved to legalize marijuana for adult use last month following years of debate.

Under the new law, adults 21 and older can possess up to 3 ounces of marijuana, but sales remain prohibited pending state regulations and the distribution of special licenses needed to operate a dispensary, which will not begin until next year.

The state has yet to appoint members to a cannabis review board, which will be

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