WATERTOWN — Community members offered thoughts about the state’s possible legalization of recreational marijuana during the Watertown “listening session” Thursday night at Jefferson Community College’s Sturtz Theater.
The goal of these sessions — based on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s multi-agency study group report about recreational marijuana — is to allow public comment about the final legislative proposal being presented to the Legislature in the upcoming session.
The report, released in July, found that the positive impacts of a regulated marijuana program outweigh the negative effects.
Of the estimated 70 people who showed up for Thursday’s session, about