In NY Sponsors Plan Hearings On Medical Marijuana Bill

Left, Senate sponsor of the Compassionate Care Act Diane Savino, and Assembly sponsor Richard Gottfried, center, surrounded by supporters of the legislation to legalize medical marijuana.

NEW YORK: The debate over the legalization of medical marijuana in New York will be reopened in the upcoming session, and the Assembly is getting a head start. This month, the Assembly Committee on Health will hold two hearings to discuss the Compassionate Care Act, which would allow those licensed to prescribe controlled substances to prescribe Read the full article…

In NY Sponsors Plan Hearings On Medical Marijuana Bill

Left, Senate sponsor of the Compassionate Care Act Diane Savino, and Assembly sponsor Richard Gottfried, center, surrounded by supporters of the legislation to legalize medical marijuana.

NEW YORK: The debate over the legalization of medical marijuana in New York will be reopened in the upcoming session, and the Assembly is getting a head start. This month, the Assembly Committee on Health will hold two hearings to discuss the Compassionate Care Act, which would allow those licensed to prescribe controlled substances to prescribe Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Hearings To Be Held In NY State In December

The Senate, run mostly by more conservative members in recent years, has yet to take up the issue for a vote.

NEW YORK:  Democratic lawmakers plan to hold public hearings in Buffalo and Mineola next month on legalizing marijuana for treating medical conditions. The hearings are part of an ongoing push by certain lawmakers in Albany to sanction marijuana cultivation, sales and use for certain diagnoses like cancer and other debilitating or life-threatening diseases. Twenty states and the District Read the full article…