Medical Marijuana Becoming New Norm For Treating Severe Illnesses

Published on 27East on August 3, 2018 by Elsie Boskamp   More and more residents on the East End are saying no to heavy painkillers and prescription medications and, instead, opting for organically grown cannabis to relieve everything from chronic pain and anxiety to the side effects of brain cancer and epilepsy. Experts say that Read More

Retail Giants: Columbia Care

Published on Marijuana Venture   Columbia Care is growing into one of the largest cannabis companies in the world. It already has dispensaries and cultivation facilities in eight states and licenses in place to expand into another four. “We’re expanding quickly and over half the portfolio are in the late stages of opening or are Read More

Metrofocus: Cuomo Announces New Group to Regulate Pot Market

Published on Thirteen on August 7, 2018  

Beyond the Baggie: High Hopes for Nasal Delivery of Medical Cannabis

Published on MD+DI on June 25 by Amanda Pedersen   What happens when a leading medical cannabis company hooks up with a respiratory device company? Dose-metered, nasally-delivered cannabis-based medicines, according to Columbia Care and Rhinomed. The two companies have inked a licensing agreement for the collaborative development of just such a product. New York-based Columbia Read More

Columbia Care mentioned in Bioworld

BioWorld Online is the news service of record for the biotechnology industry and is updated every business morning. Columbia Care’s collaboration with Rhinomed to develop nasally delivered cannabis-based medicines was recently featured.   For more information, visit http://www.bioworld.com/.

Medical marijuana expansion could be steppingstone to recreational legalization in New York

By Lauren Cook on amNewYorkThere are several issues that need to be resolved before adult marijuana use should be legalized, industry insiders said. Pioneers of New York’s medical marijuana program are expressing cautious excitement over the prospect of adult use legalization. “This industry is probably the fastest moving industry there is right now,” said Jeremy Unruh, Read More

Democrat & Chronicle: Exclusive look inside Rochester’s medical marijuana factory

  Published on the Democrat & Chronicle    The electronic latch released with a click and Corey Hewitt opened the door onto a searingly bright room filled wall to wall with rows of lush, green marijuana plants. “This is not Cheech and Chong’s garage,” said Hewitt, who is in charge of the growing, manufacturing and sale of Read More

How Jeff Sessions Plans to End Medical Marijuana Before the Year is Over

Published on Newsweek.com by MELINA DELKIC on 11/24/17 at 7:50 AM Tears streamed down Claudia Jendron’s face this year as her doctor patted her hand and told her, after eight years of failed pain treatments for her spinal fusion-gone-wrong, “This is going to work, Claudia.” She was talking about medical marijuana. For “eight years of hell,” Jendron tried opioids, Read More

Governor signs legislative package to support veterans

Published on WHEC November 11, 2017 01:42 PM Governor Andrew Cuomo signed five pieces of legislation on Saturday as park of a Veterans Day package to support New York’s own veterans. Among the legislation included in the package was one that added PTSD as a condition that qualifies someone for the state’s medical marijuana program. Read More

Are doctors and lawmakers overlooking a tool to fight the opioid epidemic?

Published on WHEC by Kaci Jones on November 07, 2017 11:42 PM Opioid and heroin overdoses kill more people than car accidents in the United States. President Trump has declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. There is a controversial tool showing life-saving results for people addicted or dependent on narcotic pain medicines, but Read More