An overwhelming majority of speakers — many of whom suffered or had family members who suffered from diseases like epilepsy and cancer — voiced their support for medical marijuana at a public hearing Wednesday night. READ
Officials from Columbia Care, the New York City-based company seeking to put a medical marijuana dispensary at the former Blockbuster Video site on Route 58, agreed to look for “two or three” alternative locations for the proposed facility. READ
The Riverhead Town Board discussed a one-year moratorium proposal on medical marijuana dispensaries at its Tuesday afternoon meeting. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is planning to call a Sept. 16 public hearing to discuss a one-year moratorium on “the establishment, location, construction, use or operation” of a medical marijuana dispensary anywhere in town. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss a possible moratorium on medical marijuana treatment centers, such as the one proposed in the former Blockbuster Video site on Route 58, at its work session on Thursday morning. READ
Note to all East End residents seeking treatment for cancer, glaucoma, HIV, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cachexia, wasting syndrome, Crohn’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, neuropathy, fibromyalgia, arthritis, lupus and diabetes: Riverhead Town wants you to score your pot elsewhere.