New York Patients Using Opioids May Qualify For Medical Marijuana SoonNew Yorkers with an opioid prescription may soon qualify to join the state's medical marijuana program.
Cannabis Compound CBD May Offer Medical Marijuana Benefits Without The HighAs medical uses for marijuana continue to grow there are many people who might consider it but don’t like the high that comes with it. As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, that’s where a marijuana extract called CBD comes in.
New York State Taking Another Look Into Legalizing MarijuanaWith Massachusetts legalizing marijuana and New Jersey considering it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have a change of heart in order to avoid losing revenue to neighboring states.
'Help Is On The Way:' New Jersey Expanding Its Medical Marijuana Program“We are changing the restrictive culture of our medical marijuana program to make it more patient-friendly,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.
Gov. Phil Murphy Orders Review Of NJ's Medical Marijuana ProgramThe family of a little boy who passed away after a long battle with cancer travelled from Howell to Trenton to watch the governor sign the executive order Tuesday.
Cuomo Signs Bill To Allow Medical Marijuana For PTSDThe governor said the potential beneficiaries include veterans, as well as police officers and survivors of domestic violence, crime and accidents.
New York To Allow Use Of Medical Marijuana Lozenges And LotionsHealth officials announced new regulations Thursday that will permit new forms of the drug, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches.
Patients With Chronic Pain Turn From Prescription Opioids To Medical MarijuanaWith the growing opioid epidemic, doctors are looking into alternatives to addictive prescriptions for treating chronic pain. Some experts believe medical marijuana could help curb the nation’s narcotic drug crisis.
Medical Marijuana Company To Begin Home Delivery Service In NYC, Long IslandVireo Health of New York will begin deliveries Friday to patients in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and parts of Suffolk County who suffer from debilitating diseases, such as cancer and Lou Gehrig's disease.
New York Expands Medical Marijuana Guidelines To Include Treating Chronic PainCurrently, the ten qualifying conditions include cancer, HIV or AIDS, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, neuropathy, inflammatory bowel disease and some spinal cord injuries.
CBS2 Exclusive: Tour One Of New York's Medical Marijuana Production FacilitiesNew York's new medical marijuana program is going through some growing pains. CBS2's Brian Conybeare takes an exclusive look inside one of only five legal pot production facilities in the state.
Christie Signs Bill Approving Marijuana For PTSD TreatmentVeterans and others in New Jersey can now legally treat their post-traumatic stress disorder with marijuana.