Bethel dispensary faces challenge
12:59 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

For some, medical marijuana is OK, just not in their back yard

Medical marijuana at a dispensary in California
Medical marijuana at a dispensary in California
Credit (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

It will be a year and a half before marijuana becomes available in New York, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law last weekend allowing a limited use of the drug for certain diseases. In Connecticut, a new industry is taking shape as the state’s medical marijuana program nears its launch. Six dispensaries have been licensed to open around Connecticut.   In Fairfield County, one of these dispensaries has run into some unusually strong resistance.