NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's Medical Marijuana Plan In State of State Speech Falls Short

The Governor’s policy briefing book, published during his speech, outlines what amounts to a medical marijuana research program, not the comprehensive system that patients need.

NEW YORK:  After making national headlines for his support of medical marijuana, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State only briefly mentioned his medical marijuana plan.  Cuomo administration officials said that the program would involve distributing medical marijuana through 20 hospitals statewide, and the Department of Health would be charged with promulgating regulations. Cuomo Read the full article…

How A Small-Time Marijuana Arrest Has Devastated A Great Teacher’s Life

“They took my life. They took what I love to do the most.” — Alberto Willmore

NEW YORK:  Think that pot is heading toward legalization? Not in New York City, where police are cracking down on marijuana possession. These arrests are devastating lives. This is the story of what happened to one beloved public school teacher. “They took my life. They took what I love to do the most.” — Alberto Read the full article…

The Road To Legalizing Medical Marijuana In New York

The Denver Department of Environmental Health found the business was using a corroded and moldy clothes washing machine to process marijuana.

NEW YORK: On April 25 I took part in a press conference on the steps of New York City Hall, hosted by New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried and State Sen. Diane Savino, the sponsors of the medical marijuana bill.

New York legislation will never be progressive

Gov Cuomo

NEW YORK: Earlier this year, New York looked poised to become the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana. The state Assembly passed a bill by a 99-41 margin June 3. A Quinnipiac poll taken that week indicated that 70 percent of New Yorkers supported the idea. And in the state Senate, the Republicans who had Read the full article…

New York legislation will never be progressive

Gov Cuomo

NEW YORK: Earlier this year, New York looked poised to become the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana. The state Assembly passed a bill by a 99-41 margin June 3. A Quinnipiac poll taken that week indicated that 70 percent of New Yorkers supported the idea. And in the state Senate, the Republicans who had Read the full article…