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The buzziest getaway for New Yorkers? The Berkshires for legal pot

Posted on October 20, 2020Written by Michael Kaplan

Checking out Foliage of a different kind

Checking out Foliage of a Different Kind

Published on NY, October, 2020

It’s peak leaf-peeping season in New England, with New Yorkers flocking to the Berkshires of Massachusetts to enjoy the views. And some are also checking out foliage of a different kind.

The bucolic town of Sheffield, Mass., has become a weekend hotspot for Big Apple residents who want to get high while they get away from the stresses of the city. It’s the home of New York State’s closest legal pot emporium, a well-lit and art-adorned operation called The Pass.

“It looks just like an Apple store in here,” Manhattanite Perry O., who does audio-visual work for live productions, told The Post on a recent stop. He noted that there’s a certain etiquette when shopping: “You have to say flower or cannabis. Nobody calls it weed.

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