Let the progress begin...

While multiple states surrounding New York (that happen to be just minutes outside the Capital Region) are legalizing recreational marijuana the Capital Region is making moves on the medical end of the marijuana legalization spectrum.

The first Medical Marijuana growing company in Albany County is hoping to open up shop at the Coeymans Industrial Park this summer. According to the Times Union PalliaTech NY was originally set to open last year in Ulster County but their location didn't pan out. Since they couldn't find a suitable alternative location in the Hudson Valley they decided to set their sites on Albany County. A spokesperson for the company said that they plan on

Making a very large investment in this manufacturing facility, and we’re hiring a lot of people

So if you happen to have a particular set of skills there is a possibility that there could be some job openings coming up in the near future, if you know what I'm saying.