Weed Shops Alexa Image
Menu Search

New York’s Medical Marijuana Applicants Receive Scores

Medical-Marijuana-Cannabis-New-York

The State of New York’s Department of Health issued scores for marijuana applicants seeking to receive licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana. All applicants’ scores were on a scale of 1 to 100 with the highest scoring dispensary receiving a 97.

Only five winners were selected, all with scores over 90. Many other dispensaries missed with narrow margins. The Department of Health weighs a number of criteria when making the decisions.

“As part of the selection process, DOH sought to ensure that proposed dispensaries are located throughout the state in order to meet the needs of all certified patients,” the health department said in a statement. “Additionally, DOH will carefully monitor patient demand to ensure all New Yorkers who meet the requirements of the Compassionate Care Act have access to the program.

The five winners will be allowed to produce up to five types of marijuana products in the forms approved by the state Health Commissioner. These products include oils, vaporization, and capsules. The Law bans smokeable forms of medical marijuana.

The state of New York expects medical marijuana to be available to patients by January 2016.

For the most up to date info on Weed Shops, follow us on Twitter @WeedShops or like us on our Facebook page.

WeedShops.com – Where The Grass Is Always Greener

There are no reviews so far.

Leave a Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Weed Shops Download Our App
Welcome To Weed Shops
Apple-app-store-lgo
Find Nearby
Weed Shops, Doctors
Delivery, Head Shops
Strain Menus, View Specials
Read Reviews, Hours
Get GPS Directions
You must be 18 years of age or older to enter this site.
NEW! Download The Weed Shops App Today!