LONG ISLAND, NY – A farmer, who wishes to keep his identity anonymous, in Long Island successfully harvested the area’s first legal cannabis harvest.
NEWS12 reports there are 20 total farms in Long Island that are harvesting cannabis. There are also 20 recreational use dispensaries that plan to open. Currently, the state of New York is in the process of awarding licenses to those dispensaries that will open first.
This is all leading up to legal adult-use cannabis sales in Long Island, which are anticipated to start either by the end of this year or early next year.