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Medical marijuana

CBDs: Are these wonder meds for real?

Research into the value of CBDs shows some pretty powerful results: they relieve pain, aid sleep, reduce tension, ease nerve pain, slow aging, revitalize skin tissue, even balance blood sugar. They've even been called "the most promising drug that has come out for neuropsychiatric diseases in the last 50 years."

One year later, assessing the local impacts of medical marijuana

At the end of the first year of operation of medical marijuana dispensaries in New York, including Suffolk's only dispensary located in Riverhead, the debate about the newly legalized drug continues.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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