By Nikhita Venugopal and Aidan Gardiner
July 31, 2015
Four medical marijuana dispensaries and one growing facility are slated to open in New York City next year, state officials announced Friday...
City Councilman Mark Levine, who represents the Upper West Side up to Washington Heights, has echoed similar concerns and hopes one of Manhattan’s two dispensaries are located in his district.
“For people who are chronically ill to have to travel long distances by mass transit it’s going to be a barrier,” the councilman added.