First Adult-Use recreational Cannabis Outpost Opening in Manhattan

On December 21st Governor Hochul’s office announced the December 29th launch of sales of legal, recreational adult-use cannabis with the opening of the first location at 750 Broadway in Manhattan’s Astor Place neighborhood. Housing Works Cannabis Co. will operate the 7,400-square-foot dispensary comprised of 4,400 square feet on the ground level and 3,000 square feet of lower-level space at the base of the mixed-use building. All proceeds from sales will go to parent company Housing Works, the nation’s largest minority-controlled HIV/AIDS service organization, to help fund job opportunities, legal advocacy and comprehensive housing and health services provided by the self-sustaining nonprofit.