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Buy a T-shirt, get the weed for free

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While using marijuana recreationally is now legal in New York, retail sales of it remain off limits until state legislators lay the groundwork for the regulated market. But that hasn’t stopped some businesses from finding a workaround to get weed into the hands of paying customers who want it.

Originally reported in CITY News: The store-branded T-shirts at HempSol CBD in Henrietta are pricey at $65 a pop, but the bag of marijuana that comes with them is complimentary.

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Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.