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New medical marijuana pills, first of their kind, to be sold at Riverhead dispensary

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Columbia Care is launching a new controlled-dose, solid-filled medical marijuana pill that will be the first of its kind in the nation.

Medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead is open for business

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Medical marijuana's recent legalization is personal for Columbia Care's CEO, who helped his mother overcome her debilitating arthritis pain with a topical balm.

Medical marijuana dispensary set to open by month’s end in Riverhead

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Suffolk County's only medical marijuana dispensary is aiming for an opening date of January 17 at an East Main Street medical office building.

Alternative to Route 58 medical marijuana dispensary site draws neighborhood opposition

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Residents of the Millbrook Gables community, across the road from a new proposed location for a medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead, are objecting to the site.

Medical marijuana supporters plead with town board not to block dispensary from opening on Route 58

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The dozens of protesters who turned out at Town Hall last night all came with the same message: any longer of a wait would be too long for the patients in need of a life-saving, life-changing medication.

Would medical marijuana dispensary increase drug use by Riverhead youth? Local prevention group says yes

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A medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead would send the wrong message to the town's youth, according to the director of Riverhead CAP, a drug and alcohol prevention group that is deeply involved in the Riverhead Central School District.

Medical marijuana company offers to explore alternative sites in Riverhead

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Facing Riverhead officials' insistence that the former Blockbuster Video site on Route 58 is inappropriate for a medical marijuana dispensary, Columbia Care officials agreed to explore alternatives.

Over objections of medical marijuana manufacturer, Riverhead Town Board sets hearing on proposed moratorium

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But Riverhead officials agreed to meet Thursday with representatives of Columbia Care NY to discuss concerns about the medical marijuana dispensary proposed for the former Blockbuster Video site on Route 58.

Riverhead moves ahead with moratorium on medical marijuana dispensary, seeking time for study

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The Rt. 58 former Blockbuster Video site, not far from Riverhead High School, may not be appropriate, board members say. The town wants to revisit its master plan in light of the new state law.

Medical marijuana dispensary should be blocked on Route 58 until impacts are studied, town board members say

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“I don’t have a problem with medical marijuana,” said Councilwoman Jodi Giglio. “I have a problem with not knowing the impact on the Riverhead community."
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