Four New Adult-Use Dispensaries Open Statewide – Finger Lakes … – Finger Lakes Daily News

New York’s Office of Cannabis Management announced on Monday the opening of four new adult-use dispensaries across the state in Saranac Lake, Astoria (Queens), Harlem (Manhattan), and the Lower East Side (Manhattan), with a fifth, a delivery operation in Rome, also opening. The openings come on the heels of the State’s opening of the non-conditional adult-use license application process which began on October 4.

“Today, we are proud to announce the openings of five brand-new adult-use dispensaries across New York State,” Chris Alexander, Executive Director of New York’s Office of Cannabis Management. “Creating a new cannabis industry centered around equity requires resiliency in the face of adversity and we’re grateful for the licensees’ perseverance and commitment to launch their legal, licensed operations. We want to thank Governor Hochul for her continued support of our efforts to build the nation’s most equitable cannabis industry. We’re making remarkable strides toward providing New Yorkers with safe, tested cannabis products. New York is building something special, and these entrepreneurs represent the best of what our State has to offer.”

Elevate ADK, previously operating as a cannabis delivery-only dispensary, was the first licensed business to make adult-use cannabis sales in the North Country, and will

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