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New York's Richest Enclaves Are Shutting Out the Weed Business

Southampton is the only town in the affluent enclave that will allow pot shops, but it’s not exactly rolling out the red carpet.

Southampton’s Main Street

Southampton’s Main Street

Photographer: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Southampton’s Main Street has the type of stores you’d expect for a place where homes routinely sell for over $5 million: One can pop into Veronica Beard for a $350 pair of skinny-flare jeans, snap up some art at Hauser & Wirth and then grab a $9 cappuccino at Sant Ambroeus.

If Kim Stetz gets her way, you’ll also be able to pick up some weed — legally — on your way to the beach.