Islandia NY Bans Medical Marijuana Sales

Islandia Mayor Allan Dorman said he believes medical marijuana should only be distributed by doctors, not in stores.

NEW YORK: The village of Islandia is not one of the locations being mentioned as a site for any of the state’s 20 approved medical marijuana dispensaries, but that didn’t stop its Board of Trustees from passing a law anyway making the sale of pot there illegal. Some residents praised the pre-emptive rejection. “It could destroy your Read the full article…

Company Leasing Space For Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Downtown Brooklyn

A Long Island company vying for a state license to distribute medical marijuana has leased space in Downtown Brooklyn.

NEW YORK:  A Long Island company vying for a state license to distribute medical marijuana has leased space in Downtown Brooklyn, Crain’s first reported Thursday. PalliaTech Inc., a producer of marijuana-based pain medications, is looking to move into the second floor of 425 Fulton St., between Pearl and Jay Streets, where it will take up 3,000 square Read the full article…

NY Medical Marijuana Debate Heats Up

“New York won’t allow us to try a medication that is working for many other people,” Carly said. “Please give us the opportunity to try this drug in the comfort of our own state, in our own home, with our families.”

NEW YORK:  Standing patiently in the chamber of the Nassau County Legislature, Jeff Decker had his hands full as his 7-month-old daughter Mabel squirmed in his arms. His wife Carly Tangney Decker and his mother-in-law Cindy Tangney were testifying at a public hearing held a week before Christmas on a bill to authorize the medical Read the full article…