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

Massachusetts’s Patriot Care Opens Franklin County’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Former American Legion Hall

Downtown Facility Enhances Access for Massachusetts’s Patients While Supporting Community through Funding and Partnerships Greenfield, MA – APRIL 23, 2018 – Patriot Care announced today that it will open Franklin County’s first medical marijuana dispensary to qualifying patients on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The facility will be located at 7 Legion Read More

Columbia Care, The Leading Medical Marijuana Operator In The United States, Begins Operations In Pennsylvania

Columbia Care’s Scranton location will be the first of three dispensaries opening in Pennsylvania this year Scranton, PA – APRIL 10, 2018 – Columbia Care, the largest and highest quality medical marijuana operator in the United States, announced today the opening of its Scranton dispensary at 1740 N Keyser Ave. The dispensary will open to Read More

Columbia Care Launches Nation’s First Dose-Metered, Extended-Release, Pharmaceutical-Quality Medical Marijuana Tablets

Patent-pending 10 milligram tablet will provide targeted and lasting relief across range of symptom and illness categories, including chronic pain   NEW YORK, NY – March 8, 2018 – Columbia Care LLC (“Columbia Care”), the nation’s leading medical marijuana company, announced today the introduction of proprietary, dose-metered, pharmaceutical-quality, hard-pressed tablets in New York State.  This 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

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