The marijuana industry is in a time of transition in New York state. Medical marijuana is legal; recreational marijuana is not. In Albany County, Curaleaf New York is marking its first anniversary of its medical marijuana cultivation and processing center at the Coeymans Industrial Park in Ravena. WAMC’s Jesse King got an inside look.
A medical marijuana dispensary is open in Newburgh, New York — the first in Orange County. There was a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, but the dispensary has been open for a few weeks and has already served many clients.
A new medical marijuana cultivation and production facility will be built in the Schenectady County town of Glenville. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports it’s one of several new facilities joining New York state’s program for the drug.
A bill to expand New York’s medical marijuana program to cover those suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder has passed both houses of the Legislature, but will Governor Andrew Cuomo sign it into law?
Massachusetts municipal officials are trying to figure out how to implement the voter-approved law that legalizes marijuana for recreational use. There’s a lot to do before pot shops begin to open in Massachusetts in a little more than a year from now.
The way is clear for the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in the largest city in western Massachusetts. A development agreement leaves open the possibility of additional sites for medical cannabis in Springfield.
Come November 8th, voters in Massachusetts and Maine will consider making recreational marijuana legal for all adults. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports on what impact electoral victories in these nearby states may have on New York State.
A federal appeals court has upheld the government's ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California said Wednesday the ban does not violate the 2nd Amendment.
As the presidential candidates make various stops around New York ahead of the state’s April 19 primary, a medical marijuana company is asking that candidates clarify their positions on medical cannabis.
Now that medical marijuana is legal in New York, the industry is getting off the ground under strict state regulations and guidelines for dispensing the product. The five companies allowed to grow and distribute it were allowed to open dispensaries beginning this month. Columbia Care’s dispensary in Plattsburgh opened Tuesday.