NY medical marijuana program to begin Thursday

Patients with conditions like AIDS and cancer will have access to non-smokeable forms for marijuana.

The New York program for medical marijuana starts tomorrow.

The New York program for medical marijuana starts tomorrow. (1/6/16)

WOODBURY - The New York program for medical marijuana starts Thursday. 

Patients with conditions like AIDS and cancer will have access to non-smokeable forms of marijuana. 

The closest dispensary will be located in Manhattan. 

Officials say there are plans to open similar facilities in Riverhead and Lake Success.

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