Medical Marijuana, on the other hand, became legal in New York 4 years ago. And the number of patients using it in the North Country has increased four-fold since a new operator took control of the state-regulated dispensary in Plattsburgh this past spring.
Curaleaf now has more than 1,600 patients. That may be in part to the increasing number of conditions for which patients can receive prescriptions, including chronic pain and PTSD. Watch our interview with Curaleaf NY President and CEO Michelle Bodner on the expanding program in New York State.