North Dakota’s State Health Council is poised to sign off on administrative rules for medical marijuana amid uncertainty over whether the federal government might crack down on state marijuana operations.
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ALBANY, NY, June 20, 2017 / — The New York State Senate on Tuesday passed legislation sponsored by Senator Diane Savino (D-SI/Brooklyn) to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions treatable with medical marijuana in New York State.
On Nov. 28, 2016, the North Dakota Department of Health announced that it has been holding regular meetings to develop a plan of action for the implementation of Measure 5, the medical marijuana initiative recently approved by state residents.
BISMARCK, N.D., Nov. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been meeting regularly to take steps towards implementation of Measure 5, otherwise known as the Compassionate Care Act, which was recently approved by North Dakota residents.
ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and guidelines to enhance its Medical Marijuana Program.
The transparency of New York’s Medical Marijuana Program has been questioned by many New Yorkers, but on Aug. 19, 2016, the New York State Department of Health released a two-year report on the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Under the Compassionate Care Act, as confirmed by a staff member with the NYS Medical Marijuana Program.
As of July 26, 2016, the New York State Department of Health had 639 physicians registered with the state’s medical marijuana program and 5,966 patients certified by physicians, but some New Yorkers and advocates are asking the state for more details. When New York Gov. Andew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, legalizing medical marijuana, into law…
ALBANY, N.Y., April 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, dozens of advocates gathered in Albany to urge legislators to support a slate of bills that would amend the Compassionate Care Act, New York’s medical marijuana law. T
On Nov. 11, 2015, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a pair of bills that will expedite the distribution of medical marijuana to the critically ill.
When it was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July 2014, New York’s Compassionate Care Act became one of the most restrictive medical marijuana laws in the country. Regulations proposed in December and expected to be final by this spring appear to limit patient access even further.
If Brandon Coats, the quadriplegic who was fired solely because of off-duty legal medical marijuana use at his home in Colorado, had lived and worked in New York, would his job have been protected?
In September 2014, New York became the most recent state to pass legislation legalizing the use of medical marijuana. Signed by Gov.
Since New York passed the Compassionate Care Act, there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the state and its upcoming medical cannabis program and the benefits of medicinal marijuana.
On June 20, 2014, the New York legislature voted to legalize medical marijuana. When signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the Compassionate Care Act will be among the most restrictive in the nation.