New York: Cuomo Administration To Back Adult Use Marijuana Bill

"The goal of this administration is to create a model program for regulated adult-use marijuana – and we determined the best way to do that was to ensure our final proposal captures the views of everyday New Yorkers,"

NEW YORK: A spokesperson for Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that creating a framework for legalizing adult marijuana use is among the administration’s 2019 legislative priorities. “The goal of this administration is to create a model program for regulated adult-use marijuana – and we determined the best way to do that was to ensure our final proposal Read the full article…

Albany, Oregon Considers Permanent Ban On Recreational Marijuana

he data speaks volumes. How is it that only 16 non retail marijuana licenses have been issued in four months. This is creating extreme economic hardship for many businesses.

OREGON: Albany City Council members may not be not averse to pursing a permanent ban on recreational marijuana. The council on Wednesday voted to ban temporary sales of recreational pot at medical dispensaries, with two of six councilors, Ray Kopczynski and Dick Olsen, dissenting. The vote could be a harbinger of greater plans to ban the drug permanently. “My gut feeling Read the full article…

Marijuana, A Hotel And A Waterfront Development Highlight Big Week For Albany Business News

A New York business has begun outling plans to open medical marijuana dispensary that could serve 40 to 50 patients a day.

NEW YORK:  Doug Butdorf kicked off a busy week for the Albany, New York business community by outling plans to open medical marijuana dispensary that could serve 40 to 50 patients a day. Butdorf, president of North Country Roots in Plattsburgh, is applying for a state license to grow medical marijuana and sell it at four Read the full article…

NY State To Hold Clinical Trials For Marijuana

An agreement was signed Sunday between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration and GW Pharmaceuticals. The state Health Department and the company will develop the framework for a clinical trial for a marijuana-based drug for people under the age of 18.

NEW YORK: New York State is partnering with a British company to hold clinical trials for marijuana-based medication for children who have seizures that are resistant to their medicine. An agreement was signed Sunday between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration and GW Pharmaceuticals. The state Health Department and the company will develop the framework for a Read the full article…

Patients, Caregivers And Healthcare Providers Travel to Albany To Urge Gov. Cuomo And Senate to Pass Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Legislation

Eighty-two percent of New Yorkers support medical marijuana.

NEW YORK:  On Monday, January 13th, dozens of patients,  families, caregivers and healthcare providers will gather in Albany for a press conference and lobby day to call upon Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate to pass the Compassionate Care Act — A.6357-A (Gottfried) / S.4406-A (Savino) . The patients are living with cancer, multiple Read the full article…

Bill Would Make Marijuana Legal In New York

Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, said the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act would treat marijuana similar to alcohol—it would taxed and regulated.

NEW YORK:  Marijuana in New York would be legalized under legislation submitted Wednesday by a state senator. Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, said the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act would treat marijuana similar to alcohol—it would taxed and regulated. “Prohibition of marijuana is a policy that just hasn’t worked, no matter how you look at it, Read the full article…

Bill Would Make Marijuana Legal In New York

Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, said the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act would treat marijuana similar to alcohol—it would taxed and regulated.

NEW YORK:  Marijuana in New York would be legalized under legislation submitted Wednesday by a state senator. Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, said the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act would treat marijuana similar to alcohol—it would taxed and regulated. “Prohibition of marijuana is a policy that just hasn’t worked, no matter how you look at it, 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…