TOWN OF BABYLON, NY — Town of Babylon officials are asking for residents’ opinions on the new law legalizing recreational marijuana.
A new portal on the town’s website was created in order to allow resident feedback regarding the new legislation recently signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Last month, Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act — a bill passed by state lawmakers that allows people 21 and other to use weed legally, making New York the 15th state to legalize the drug.
After the announcement, Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer called a meeting with other local officials, originally stating that Long Island communities should ban sales, but he apparently changing his stance after the meeting.
No consensus was reached after the meeting.
Now, the town board wants to hear different…