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North Dakota Medical Marijuana Rules Poised for Approval

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Rules Poised for Approval

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Rules Poised for Approval

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.

Senate Passes Senator Savino’s Bill Adding PTSD as Treatable by Medical Marijuana

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.

North Dakota Developing Plan of Action for Medical Marijuana

North Dakota Developing Plan of Action for Medical Marijuana

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.

North Dakota Department of Health Takes Steps Toward Implementing Medical Marijuana

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.

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State Department of Health Expands Medical Marijuana Program to Reach More Patients Suffering From Severe, Debilitating Illnesses in New York

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.

Breaking News: New York Releases Two-Year Medical Marijuana Program Report

Breaking News: New York Releases Two-Year MMJ Program Report

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.

Transparency of New York's Medical Marijuana Program in Question

Transparency of New York’s Medical Marijuana Program in Question

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

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Patients and Their Families Gather in Albany to Demand Changes to New York’s Broken Medical Marijuana 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

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New York’s MMJ Regulations Severely Limited

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.

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New York City Spreads Knowledge of the Compassionate Care Act Through Cannabis Education Luncheon

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.

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New York to Legalize Medical 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.


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