NY pushes back medical marijuana deadline
ALBANY The state Department of Health has pushed back a deadline to apply for a license to grow and distribute medical marijuana.
The new deadline for businesses seeking one of five licenses statewide is now June 5, according to a notice posted Friday to the health department's website. It had previously been May 29.
The state said the delay is the result of a high number of questions about the application process and is pushing back the deadline to provide answers.
The state expects to award five contracts to private marijuana growers, who will each be permitted to open up to four dispensaries and distribute the drug to patients in New York certified by their doctors. It's estimated to take about nine months to grow the marijuana.
"Due to the number of questions received, the department has extended the date upon which it will post answers to May 21, 2015. The department is also extending the deadline for submission of applications," the Department of Health's notice reads.
"Applications for Registration as a Registered Organization must be received by the department on or before June 5, 2015. The deadline for issuing registrations has not changed."
The state opened up the application process last month for its new medical marijuana program, which is required by law to launch by January. Each license holder will be permitted to grow the drug and set up four outlets to dispense it to patients with serious illnesses or conditions.
Vanilla Kush (Indica)
Vanilla Kush is an incredible new Indica-dominant strain and is one of the most fragrant, full-flavored and potent plants that Barneys Farm has ever offered. Vanilla Kush genetics come from Kashmir and Afghan. The intense aromas from large, dense colas %u2013heavily speckled with red and gold trichromes %u2013 bring to mind wild vanilla and lavender, accented with lemon and orange peel. Once lit, the floral and herbal aromas become more concentrated and the smoke offers sweet flavors. Outdoor harvest time is the end of September. The THC is strong of 22%. The long lasting high allows the mind to relax and eases muscle tension.
Marijuana Sales Set A Record In Colorado For Third Month In A Row
Sour Grapes (Hybrid)
A hybrid of Grape Ape and the legendary Sour Diesel, this strain is gaining more and more popularity. The buds are medium-sized, light-green and astonishingly coated with sticky trichromes. The aroma from these near-perfect nugs is fragrantly similar to white wine, citrus and fruit, with undertones of sour dank. The buds are somewhat fluffy and noticeably soft.
Marijuana Likely to Become Stronger Due to Global Warming
- 190,616 Views Category: Odd
- 149,927 Views Category: Fun
- 139,418 Views Category: Culture
- 100,130 Views Category: Culture
- 98,742 Views Category: Culture
- 98,670 Views Category: Fun
- 79,436 Views Category: Culture
- 77,653 Views Category: Odd
- 69,523 Views Category: Fun
- 62,652 Views Category: Fun