Archive of Month: December 2015

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TIME: NOW YOU CAN BUY KOSHER MARIJUANA

Vireo Health received kosher certification in New York The medical marijuana company Vireo Health in New York has received kosher certification. Vireo’s vaporization cartridges, oils and capsules will be dispensed with a stamp of approval from Orthodox Union, the Times Union reports. “Today’s [Wednesday’s] announcement sends a really powerful message to people of all faiths and backgrounds that using medical cannabis for the purposes of alleviating pain and suffering in no way, shape or form represents an embrace of pot culture,” said Ari Hoffnung, Vireo’s CEO. Read Time’s full article here.

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NEWSWEEK: NEW YORK STATE WILL SOON HAVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA THAT’S CERTIFIED KOSHER

Any potential medical marijuana users in New York state who were concerned that partaking in pot for health purposes might clash with Judaism can stop shvitzing. The Orthodox Union has certified...

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THE JOURNAL NEWS: KOSHER MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMING TO NY

One of the five companies in New York licensed to manufacture medical marijuana in New York will have its products certified as kosher. Vireo Health of New York, which is...

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THE VILLAGE VOICE: NY MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMPANY HAS ITS WEED CERTIFIED KOSHER

Kosher kush is not just the name of an award-winning Cannabis indica strain. Starting this month, as dispensaries open their doors for business across New York, it’s also a caliber of...

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TIMES UNION: MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMPANY VIREO HEALTH SCORES KOSHER CERTIFICATION

At least one of the state’s five medical marijuana companies is taking steps to make sure its medicines are kosher. Vireo Health of New York announced Wednesday that its products have been certified...

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NEW YORK BUSINESS JOURNAL: CAN NY MEDICAL CANNABIS BE KOSHER?

A subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Vireo Health is launching Kosher-certified medical marijuana products in New York. The Orthodox Union certified Vireo Health of New York’s products as Kosher after dispatching rabbis to inspect...

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DAILY NEWS: KOSHER CANNABIS

NY MEDICAL POT GROWER SAYS PRODUCTS ARE CERTIFIED BY THE ORTHODOX UNION ALBANY — This pot is kosher! A marijuana grower gearing up for the start of New York’s medical...

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THE NEW YORK TIMES: COMPANY: WILL OFFER NY WORLD’S 1ST CERTIFIED KOSHER POT

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York company says it will soon offer the first certified kosher medical pot. Vireo Health says its non-smokable medical cannabis products have been certified as...

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VIREO HEALTH OF NEW YORK’S MEDICAL CANNABIS PRODUCTS FIRST IN WORLD CERTIFIED AS KOSHER BY THE ORTHODOX UNION

For Immediate Release December 30, 2015 Media Contact: Jill Montag – (518) 326-6400 and (518) 852-8188 Vireo Health of New York’s Medical Cannabis Products First in World Certified as Kosher...

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THE RIVERDALE PRESS: HOFFNUNG HAS BIG PLANS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Ari Hoffnung founded Fiorello Pharmaceuticals in the spring of 2014 with the aspiration to provide seriously ill New Yorkers with therapy in the form of marijuana. The Riverdale resident competed...

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NBC NEWS: MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES PREPARE TO OPEN DOORS IN NY

Armed with New York state medicinal marijuana licenses, dispensaries are gearing up to sell cannabis legally in the state in the new year. The cannabis experiment continues as medicinal marijuana...

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NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT PRODUCED BY CNBC: MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO BE AVAILABLE IN NEW YORK IN THE NEW YEAR

Patients in New York State will be able to obtain medical marijuana products beginning in early January. Watch Nightly Business Report’s full story here.

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CNBC: NEW YORK STATE’S MARIJUANA START-UPS GEAR UP FOR SALES

Armed with New York state medicinal marijuana licenses, dispensaries are gearing up to sell cannabis legally in the state in the new year. The cannabis experiment continues as medicinal marijuana...

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THE VILLAGE VOICE: NEW YORK’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMPANIES ‘FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS,’ READY FOR JANUARY LAUNCH

It’s been nearly eighteen months since Governor Cuomo signed legislation to legalize medical marijuana, and with only a few weeks left before the Compassionate Care Act is due to take...

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ALBANY BUSINESS REVIEW: NEW CEO FOR NEW YORK MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMPANY WITH ALBANY REGION PRESENCE

A medical marijuana company with facilities in the Albany region has a new CEO. Ari Hoffnung, a former New York City deputy comptroller who led a team that reported on...

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CRAIN’S NEW YORK BUSINESS: FORMER CITY OFFICIAL AND WALL STREET BANKER IS NEW MED-MARIJUANA CEO

Vireo Health of New York, one of the state’s five medical-marijuana companies, announced today it has a new chief executive: Ari Hoffnung, a former deputy comptroller for the city and...

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ARI HOFFNUNG APPOINTED CEO OF VIREO HEALTH OF NEW YORK

For Immediate Release December 18, 2015 Media Contact: Jill Montag – (518) 326-6400 and (518) 852-8188 ARI HOFFNUNG APPOINTED CEO OF VIREO HEALTH OF NEW YORK Executive with Two Decades...

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KMSP-TV: MINNESOTA-GROWN KATELYN-FAITH COULD BE MOST CBD-RICH MEDICAL CANNABIS

OTSEGO, Minn. (KMSP) – One of Minnesota’s medical cannabis producers says it has developed a new strain of the plant that is 34 times more potent than typical medical-grade cannabis....

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WCCO-TV: MINNESOTA-DEVELOPED STRAIN COULD LOWER MEDICAL POT PRICES

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota organization says it’s developed a new type of cannabis that’s extraordinarily high in the medicinal component of the plant that can be used to treat...

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VIREO HEALTH DEVELOPS NEW CBD-RICH CANNABIS PLANT

For Immediate Release December 16, 2015 Media Contact: Jill Montag – (518) 326-6400 and (518) 852-8188  VIREO HEALTH DEVELOPS NEW CBD-RICH CANNABIS PLANT “Katelyn Faith” Strain Could be the Most...

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