NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2021 – PRESS RELEASE – Columbia Care Inc., one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products in the U.S., announced that it is the first licensed organization to offer whole flower to New York’s medical cannabis community. Whole flower will be available for purchase Oct. 26 at its Rochester dispensary and available on Oct. 27 in its other dispensaries across the state.
In anticipation of the state’s Office of Cannabis Management’s Cannabis Control Board’s decision to expand medical cannabis products to include whole flower, the company amplified its cultivation and production efforts earlier this year. Through its existing indoor cultivation and production facility in Rochester, and upcoming harvest from its Long Island greenhouse facility, which recently began cultivation operations, the company will offer several high-quality, iconic whole flower strain options, beginning with Sour Kush.
“We are New York’s home team, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Columbia Care continues to be on the leading edge of the state’s cannabis program—from opening the first medical dispensary in New York State and New York City, to being the first to bring