Families Wait as Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Around NYS Remain Closed

CHURCHVILLE,
N.Y. — The state’s foray into medical marijuana is slow going. As of
Saturday, fewer than half of the dispensaries across the state are open.

“Are
you going to go see Dr. Berg in a couple of weeks,” Christine
Emerson asked her daughter Julia. “What’s he going to get for you?”

“My
medicine,” Julia Emerson smiled.

For
9-year-old Julia, medical marijuana would mean turning over a new leaf.

“She
has what’s called retractable epilepsy, or medicine resistant
epilepsy, so we have trailed 14 medicines that have…

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