David Robinson, Poughkeepsie Journal Published 3:45 p.m. ET June 27, 2018 | Updated 3:46 p.m. ET June 27, 2018
Curaleaf New York is opening its first medical marijuana dispensary for the state in Newburgh. It is also the first for Orange County. Video by Amy Wu / Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit
Michelle Bodner is the the president of PalliaTech NY, operates the dispensary under the brand name Curaleaf New York.(Photo: Amy Wu/Poughkeepsie Journal)Buy Photo
A new Orange County medical marijuana dispensary has served about 1,000 patients after a few months in business, illustrating demand in the Hudson Valley and the surrounding areas for cannabis-based drugs.
The Curaleaf New York dispensary at 8 North Plank Road, Newburgh opened March 30. It is the only medical marijuana dispensary in Orange County.
“Reaching this milestone so quickly shows how under served Orange County was prior to the opening of our Newburgh dispensary,” said Michelle Bodner, CEO of PalliaTech New York, which operates the dispensary.
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