On Tuesday the New York State Assembly passed, for the fifth time since it was introduced in 1997, the Compassionate Care Act. The bill would legalize medical marijuana in New York state, allowing sick New Yorkers relief from symptoms associated with cancer treatment, MS, epilepsy, and other ailment ... More >>
A bipartisan coalition has introduced a bill in the New York State Assembly and Senate simultaneously that would permit use of cannabis for medical purposes by patients who have been certified by a doctor. So far, 18 states have passed similar bills, including New Jersey.
This guy hanging outside Broadway Panhandler is a shoo-in for a medical certification. A bipartisan coalition has introduced a bill in the New York State Assembly and Senate simultaneously that would permit use of cannabis for medical purposes by patients who have been certified by a doctor. So fa ... More >>
No, New York won't have more relaxed reefer laws anytime soon. And no, prescription pot doesn't look all that safe in California. But, some states, such as Connecticut, are going forward with medical marijuana reforms and embracing the business ops that come with them.
Put down the Hot Pocket and FOCUS. Yes, we know that scene in Die Hard is about to come up, but this really can't wait. No, we don't want a hit. It's from Humboldt County? Then maybe later. Fine. And we'll look at that really cool cartoon in a bit, we promise! But for right now, please try to listen ... More >>
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The Department of Justice will not go after medical marijuana users and suppliers who are following state laws which allow them to operate, according to new DOJ guidelines examined by the Washington Post. This would seem to reverse the policy of the previous Administration, which continued to send D ... More >>
Sweet! Here it is 4.20, and PolitickerNY reports movement on a medical marijjuana bill for the state. The current bill would allow "certified patients" who, in the opinion of a medical practitioner, "are likely to receive therapeutic or palliative benefit from the primary or adjunctive tr ... More >>
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