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.

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

Progress and hurdles for NY’s medical marijuana program

Published on Press Connects by Joseph Spector at 3:42 p.m. EST December 16, 2016 Critics say New York’s law is too restrictive; the state is responding with new regulations that are expected to open access to more patients and health professionals. Joseph Spector ALBANY — On Wednesday, Steven Ognibene had to take the day off work. The Rochester Read More

Medical marijuana companies dubious about more growers

Published on Politico By Josefa Velasquez December 16, 2016 ALBANY — As the Cuomo administration moves to increase the number of medical marijuana growers and dispensaries, some of the organizations that were awarded licenses in 2015 say there is no need yet for additional growers.  “The market just hasn’t developed to really sustain an increase in the Read More

NY may add medical marijuana products

Published on Democrat & Chronicle by Lindsay Riback and Patti Singer on December 9th ALBANY — The state is poised to lift restrictions on medical marijuana growers that currently limit the number of products they can carry and prevent them from selling wholesale products to each other. The state Department of Health announced this week that Read More

Newsday: NYS expands medical marijuana product list, sale of extracts

Published on Newsday By Christine Chung  christine.chung@newsday.com The state Health Department announced Thursday that it will lift several restrictions on the medical marijuana program and allow wholesaling and the creation of additional products. The new policies are intended to “improve patient access, streamline production, increase choice and help lead to reduced costs,” according to a news Read More

New Yorkers with chronic pain will soon be able to treat it with medical marijuana

Published on Crain’s New York Business By Caroline Lewis Adding chronic pain to the list of health conditions approved for cannabis treatment could help the state’s nascent industry and offer an alternative to opioids New Yorkers suffering from chronic pain will soon be able to treat it with medical marijuana, the state Health Department announced Thursday. Adding Read More

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