Medical marijuana is now as close as St. Lawrence County. An oncologist in Ogdensburg is licensed to help people get the prescripition drugs.
According to 7 News, Alka Srivastava is one of 300 doctors statewide able to certify patients for medical marijuana. She tells 7 News that, in her experience, she has seen "an improvement in symptons of nausea, vomiting, losses in appetite and improvement in pain."
While Srivastava can certify, the closest dispense of the marijuana is located up in Plattsburgh.