Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities

New York licenses five new medical marijuana companies

Citiva Medical will manufacture in Orange County and have dispensing facilities in Dutchess, Chemung, Kings and Richmond Counties. A proposal by a company called New York Growing Partners to manufacture medical marijuana in Saugerties was turned down at that time, but the state did approve a medical marijuana dispensary, operated by Etain LLC, at a site in the town of Ulster. The property is owned by Widewaters Farrell Rd II Co LL, county records show.

In 2016 a lawsuit was filed by the first five companies which were already collaborating with the state. It has yet to be sent to Gov. Cuomo.

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A company that sought to establish a medical marijuana growing facility in Seneca County has been awarded a manufacturing license, but its operation will open in another NY county.

The New York State Department of Health plans to add five new companies to its program to make and dispense medical marijuana.

The state health commissioner, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, said he re-registered Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs for two more years after reviewing their medical and economic contributions since the state legalized medical cannabis in 2015. It argued that opening the door to more companies would hurt the industry because there is not enough demand yet for medical marijuana.

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As of Tuesday, there were 25,736 certified patients and 1,139 registered practitioners participating in New York's Medical Marijuana Program, according to the Department of Health. Since then the number of NY patients certified for the drug has grown from 14,7992 to 25,736, a 72 percent increase.

Valley Agriceuticals, one of the companies that won approval Tuesday for an Orange County manufacturing operation, was among the rejected applicants two years ago, when it proposed manufacturing medical marijuana in the town of Wallkill. Initially it planned to put them in East Syracuse, Yonkers, Binghamton and Albany.

New York Canna (d/b/a Terradiol New York) will manufacture in OnondagaCounty and have dispensing facilities in Erie, Orange, Queens and Suffolk Counties.

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Oneida County is expected to get its first dispensary operated by Valley Agriceuticals, another new medical marijuana company authorized by the state this week.

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