CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. -- State Police have not added more resources or stepped up patrols on the border it shares with a state that legalized marijuana less than a week ago.

But they are waiting to see what, if anything, might spill over the border into New York following Massachusetts' Dec. 15 legalization of marijuana.

On Nov. 8, Massachusetts joined eight states and the District of Columbia in legalizing use and possession of the drug. Shops that sell marijuana there will open in 2018.

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Patrick Lohmann ~ NewYorkUpstate.com

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