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Marijuana dispensary license applications now being accepted in New York

The online portal where New Yorkers can apply to open a recreational marijuana dispensary is officially open for business.

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2022, 9:56 PM

Updated 663 days ago

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The online portal where New Yorkers can apply to open a recreational marijuana dispensary is officially open for business.
The Office of Cannabis Management says the first 50% of the licenses will go to so called "equity entrepreneurs" in communities hard hit by marijuana law enforcement.
Applicants who have prior marijuana convictions will also be given priority.
Regulators say up to 20 cannabis dispensaries could open on Long Island during the first round of retail licensing.


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