Is It Time To Legalize Pot? State Officials Are Listening

New York could be the 10th state to legal recreational marijuana use.

That depends, in part, on what officials learn from residents during a series of listening sessions across the state.

Lyla Hunt from the state’s Department of Health gave a brief presentation at Jefferson Community College Thursday evening during the second-to-last scheduled session.

The sessions are designed for the general public to give their input on how best to implement — or not implement — the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York. 

Over 70 people filled the Sturtz Theater and many shared their opinions.

“If one goes to places where cannabis is regulated more at