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Watch History Made at the Opening of NYC’s First Licensed Weed Dispensary

Cash Only witnessed a marijuana milestone at the opening of New York's first licensed recreational cannabis dispensary, Housing Works. Watch what went down at the historic event.

Cash Only watched history go down on December 29th as we attended the opening of New York’s first licensed recreational cannabis dispensary, Housing Works. This was a marijuana milestone, to be sure.

Thousands of people lined the streets to get entry to the brick-and-mortar store, which received one of the first retail licenses due to being a nonprofit.

The event turned into a block party, with people smoking and selling weed outside before even gaining entrance. While waiting to get in, we met entrepreneurs, content creators, and even a 420-focused inventor.

This was an unforgettable moment marking the dawn of a new era of weed in New York. Watch what went down and stay tuned for a follow-up doc chronicling the inside of the shop.

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