Welcome to the official blog of Columbia Care, LLC. We aim to set the standard-of-care in medical marijuana through a science-driven business that delivers safe, high quality medical products to patients in need. We blog about new milestones and research in medical marijuana, our company, our employees and our patients' stories. We encourage you to join our conversation and write to us if you have questions or would like more information on our company.

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

NPR: Seniors Turn To Medical Marijuana For What Ails Them

Published on WBUR by Karen Michael on September 26, 2017 With 29 states allowing medical marijuana, senior citizens have been increasingly seeking its curative powers. But there are many obstacles, ranging from paying for the herb to finding a doctor who is licensed to prescribe. In New York, considered an especially restrictive medical marijuana state, reporter Karen Read More

Columbia Care expands home delivery of medical marijuana

Published on Politico Pro by Nick Niedzwiadek  on Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM EDT Columbia Care NY will expand its home delivery service of medical marijuana products later this fall. Columbia Care, one of the companies approved by the Department of Health to manufacture and sell medical marijuana, will operate in Cayuga, Onondaga, Nassau and Suffolk Read More

HIPAA-Compliant Online Chats For Medical Marijuana Come to New York — Deliveries Too

Published on Forbes  July 28, 2017 NEW YORK, N.Y. It can be hard for medical marijuana patients to get to a dispensary if for example they are homebound, elderly or suffer from seizures and can’t drive. A patchwork of delivery services has been expanding around the country, based on each state, county or city’s laws. But Read More

Dispensary rolls out medical marijuana delivery

Video courtesy of WHEC   Published on WHEC  April 13, 2017 A local dispensary has rolled out a delivery service for patients who qualify.Columbia Care went through an extensive process to ask New York State for permission to become the first in the state to deliver medical marijuana. They launched their pilot program right here in Rochester offering Read More

Medical marijuana firm makes home deliveries in upstate NY

Published on News Observer  April 6, 2017 ROCHESTER, N.Y. A medical marijuana provider has launched home delivery service in upstate New York. Columbia Care NY says it began a home delivery pilot program to patients across western New York through its Rochester location in March. The company says it expects to quickly expand the program to Read More

Cannabis Use for Neuropathic Pain: Part 5

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

Cannabis Use for Neuropathic Pain: Part 4

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

Cannabis Use for Neuropathic Pain: Part 3

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

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