FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — New Yorkers aged 21 and older can now possess up to three ounces of marijuana at home or in public. The new law has triggered immediate workplace concerns for both employers and employees.

On Wednesday, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan spoke to an expert about the ramifications of legalized marijuana.

The Long Island Main Street Alliance reached out to more than 70 businesses and employers told CBS2 as they struggle to get out of the coronavirus pandemic they are overwhelmed by the new realities of pot.

“This is another challenge that they have to face they didn’t quite expect, as local businesses were not involved in shaping of the legislation,” said the Main Street Alliance’s Eric Alexander said.

“If an employee comes in smelling like marijuana, we are limited to what we can…



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