Whole flower cannabis launches at Rochester dispensary for NY medical marijuana community – RochesterFirst
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester marijuana dispensary, Columbia Care, will become the first in New York Tuesday to offer whole flower cannabis product for the state’s medical marijuana community.
Columbia Care, one of the nation’s largest multi-state cannabis providers, announced Monday that it is the first licensed organization to offer “whole flower” to New York’s medical marijuana community.
Company officials say the whole flower product will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday at its local dispensary, located at 200 West Ridge Road in Eastman Business Park. Officials say the product will become available at its other dispensaries across the state beginning Wednesday.
“We are New York’s home team, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Columbia Care continues to be on the leading edge of the state’s cannabis program – from opening the first medical dispensary in New York State and New York City, to being the first to bring a critical, natural medicine in its most highly-demanded and cost-effective form, whole flower, to New Yorkers,” said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care. “This is a meaningful moment to