Suffolk County’s only marijuana dispensary opened in Riverhead this year, more than 18 months after New York State legislators approved the use of medical marijuana.
A home delivery service will be created for patients as part of New York’s expanded medical marijuana program, according to an announcement by the state Department of Health.
It’s been just over two months since Suffolk County’s first and only medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors on East Main Street in Riverhead.
You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d walked into an Apple store when entering Riverhead’s medical marijuana dispensary, which opens this morning.
More than 18 months after New York legislators approved the use of medical marijuana, Suffolk County’s only dispensary distributing the drug is slated to open Friday morning in Riverhead. READ
Some members of the community are concerned that Riverhead’s medical marijuana dispensary will bring with it a spike in crime. The News-Review contacted law enforcement officials in towns across the country where medical marijuana dispensaries already exist to get their opinions on how those facilities have affected local crime rates.