Mother, son opening cannabis dispensary in Colonie
A new cannabis dispensary is set to open on Tuesday in Colonie.
Brownies Recreational Dispensary is located at 1686 Central Ave. in Colonie. The business is owned by Michael Hilland, a Guilderland Class of 2016 graduate, and his mother Kelly, who retired after serving 38 years in the military.
This is the 50th cannabis dispensary to open in the state. It is the first upstate dispensary to be majority owned by a Black woman and the 14th majority Black-owned dispensary.