Chemung County is getting its first medical marijuana clinic.
According to the State Department of Health, five companies received permission to dispense the drug in New York. One of them, Citiva Medical, will manufacture in Orange County and dispense in four counties, including Chemung.
A where and when the dispensary will open have not been disclosed. The company will also provide home delivery.
According to the State Health Department there are currently nearly 26-thousand patients are eligible for medical marijuana in New York.