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In 2021, then Gov. Andrew Cuomo legalized recreational marijuana. One year later and sales have yet to start. A start date still hasn't been announced but, officials hope to have sales up and running in early 2022.

Under legislation passed in New York communities in New York State had until Dec. 31, 2021, to opt-out of legal sales of marijuana. Communities that did not make a decision automatically opt-in.

Despite recreational marijuana being legalized many Hudson Valley towns will not allow sales of weed. Below are towns on the list that will not allow marijuana dispensers, according to the Rockefeller Institute of Government.

These 104 Hudson Valley Towns Won't Sell Recreational Marijuana

Hudson Valley Towns Allowing the Sale of Marijuana

The following towns have voted to allow the sale of marijuana. This list is complete as of December 23, 2021. Municipalities have until 12/31 to finalize their decisions.

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LOOK: Food history from the year you were born

From product innovations to major recalls, Stacker researched what happened in food history every year since 1921, according to news and government sources.
 

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LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state

Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.

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