Montgomery Co. Advances Pitch For Cannabis Production Facility At Former Beech-Nut Site – WAMC News Radio


Officials are hoping the site of the former Beech-Nut baby food factory off New York State Thruway Exit 29 in Canajoharie will soon be home to another industry: cannabis production.

Three weeks after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana in New York, the Montgomery County legislature’s economic development and planning committee on Tuesday advanced a measure that if approved by the county legislature next week, would allow company E29 Labs to pursue a lease-purchase agreement for the site.

LISTEN to Lucas Willard’s reporting for WAMC HERE.

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