NYSDOH ANNOUNCES CHRONIC PAIN TO BE ADDED AS QUALIFYING CONDITION FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

CHRONIC PAIN WILL JOIN LIST OF TEN CURRENT QUALIFYING CONDITIONS ALBANY, N.Y. (December 1, 2016) – The New York State Department of Health today announced that chronic pain will be added as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. “After conducting a thorough review of the scientific literature, it became clear that there may be certain Read More

Cannabis Use for Neuropathic Pain: Part 2

The legalization of marijuana (cannabis) for medical use in 25 states and the District of Columbia (as of the writing of this article) has fueled a growing acceptance of marijuana as a treatment option for a number of conditions. Despite criticism of the programs (whether for prescribed medical conditions or recreational), there is real science behind the use Read More

Columbia Care CEO Calls for Federal Research Initiative Following Marijuana Election Results

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Care LLC (“CC”), the nation’s leading medical marijuana product development, manufacturing and distribution company, today issued the following statement from CEO Nicholas Vita in response to voters’ decision to legalize marijuana for recreational use in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada and for medical use in Florida, Arkansas Read More

Columbia Care Introduces the Nation’s First Controlled-Dose, Solid-Fill Medical Cannabinoid Capsules

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Care LLC (“CC”), a leading national medical marijuana product development, manufacturing and distribution company, today announced the launch of its line of controlled-dose, solid-fill medical cannabinoid capsules. These capsules are the first and only pharmaceutical quality, controlled-dose, solid-fill pills available to patients, not only in the United States, but Read More

Columbia Care Announces Opening of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in New York State

All Four of the Company’s New York Locations will Be Opened by January 30th. Read the full press release here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/columbia-care-announces-opening-of-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-in-new-york-state-300208821.html?tc=eml_cleartime

New York City’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Union Square

Manhattan Dispensary will be the First of Four Columbia Care Dispensaries to Open in New York State New York, NY – January 5th, 2016 – Columbia Care LLC, one of the nation’s leading medical marijuana companies, announced today that its first dispensary in New York State, located at 212 East 14th Street in Manhattan’s Union Read More

NYS Department of Health Announces January 7 Launch of Medical Marijuana Program

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 5, 2016) – The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today announced the State’s Medical Marijuana Program will launch on January 7 as scheduled — 18 months after Governor Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act. The program will make approved forms of medical marijuana, which has been shown to help alleviate Read More

New York State Department Of Health Announces Launch Of Medical Marijuana Patient Certification And Registration System

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today announced the launch of its online Medical Marijuana Patient Certification and Registration System. Today’s system launch allows qualified New York patients to enroll in the Medical Marijuana Program so they will be able to purchase medical marijuana when it becomes available in January 2016.  “The launch Read More

Statement regarding New York State’s licensing decision, from Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care:

Columbia Care is honored to be selected by New York State as a licensee to provide medical marijuana products and services to qualifying patients. We are grateful that Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature passed the Compassionate Care Act ensuring that countless New Yorkers today, and for years to come, can access desperately Read More

Columbia Care Announces Agreement with Mount Sinai to Drive Medical Marijuana Research

[New York, NY] – June 24, 2015 – Columbia Care LLC, one of the nation’s leading medical marijuana companies, announced a research agreement today with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, an internationally acclaimed research institution in New York City, to advance the science and safe practice of medical marijuana therapy. The agreement Read More