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Vireo Health of New York CEO Ari Hoffnung responds to Governor Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio’s 10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA


The following statement can be attributed to Ari Hoffnung, Chief Executive Officer of Vireo Health of New York, one of only 10 organizations licensed in the state to grow, cultivate, manufacture and sell medical cannabis:


“A sensible adult-use program should be able to generate sufficient tax revenues to fund much needed subway improvements and programs designed to benefit those communities disproportionately adversely impacted by the War on Drugs.”

You can read Mr. Hoffnung’s response to Gov. Cuomo’s initial plan to legalize adult-use, recreational cannabis here. You can also read his statements to the New York State Assembly here.


About Vireo Health of New York

VireoHealth of New York is a physician-led company dedicated to providing best-in-class cannabis-based medications and compassionate care.The Company is a proven leader in the field of medical marijuana. In December 2015, Vireo’s products became the first to be certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. In addition to brick-and-mortar dispensary locations, Vireo launched the first medical marijuana home delivery service in the New York City area, now available throughout New York City, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Nassau and parts of Suffolk County.For more information, visit

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