Marijuana dispensary nears opening in the Bronx

A new medical marijuana dispensary is nearing its opening on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx. The high-security Pharmacannis will sell medical marijuana to anyone

A new medical marijuana dispensary is nearing its opening on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx.

A new medical marijuana dispensary is nearing its opening on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx. (6/14/16)

THE BRONX - A new medical marijuana dispensary is nearing its opening on Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx.

The high-security PharmaCannis will sell medical marijuana to anyone with a medical marijuana card and a prescription.

Officials gave News 12 a tour of the facility Tuesday. It's the fourth PharmaCannis dispensary in the state, but the only one in New York City.

An in-house pharmacist will give patients a specific type and dosage of marijuana — New York law permits only the use of tinctures, inhalers or capsules, not marijuana for smoking or eating.

Cancer, HIV, epilepsy and Lou Gehrig's disease are among the conditions now treatable by medical marijuana in the state.

The dispensary opens next month.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out, 1 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC
The wake service for an FDNY EMT killed 2 Wake held for EMT killed while on the job in Soundview
A funeral service was held for Yadira Arroyo 3 Family, friends to say final goodbye to fallen FDNY EMT
The incident happened on March 15, inside the 4 VIDEO: Deli Plus Grocery shooting exclusive video
Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26 5 Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE