Curaleaf Opens New Medical Cannabis Dispensary In New York

Curaleaf Opens New Medical Cannabis Dispensary In New York
Image: New Curaleaf Cannabis Location / Credit: Curaleaf

U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA) (OTCBB: CURLF) has opened its fourth dispensary in New York State, bringing the total number of the company’s dispensaries to 36.

Located at 255 Glen Cove Road in Carle Place, Long Island, the new location offers medical cannabis patients in Nassau and Suffolk counties easier and more convenient access to product, the company said in a press statement.

New Curaleaf Cannabis Location

According to Curaleaf, the new Carle Place location will offer a range of free wellness and medical marijuana educational programs such as health seminars led by medical professionals and yoga classes. The company plans to support local community events and initiatives such as the Susan G. Komen annual “Race For The Cure,” EPIC Long Island, and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of NY and Long Island.

“This new location will serve a community of patients in Long Island and provide them with high-quality medical cannabis used to help patients suffering from chronic pain, cancer, opioid addiction, PTSD and other ailments,” Curaleaf New York President Michelle Bodner said in the statement.

The dispensary’s operating hours are Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, 10:30am – 6pm; Friday, 11:30am -7pm; closed on Sundays and Mondays. Throughout the year, discounts are offered to military veterans and recipients of Medicaid.

Curaleaf recently expanded its product line by adding new products and nine new SKU’s – Curaleaf Slim Vape Pen, Peppermint Flavored Tincture, and Lemon Flavored Tinctures. The company says that it made these products from cannabis grown in the state and processed at the company’s cultivation facility in Ravena, New York.

Curaleaf also operates medical cannabis dispensaries in Newburgh, Plattsburgh and Forest Hills, Queens.

The State of New York does not allow cannabis for recreational use. However, it is legal to use cannabis for medical purposes, while possession of small amounts is decriminalized in the state.