Medical Marijuana

Gillibrand Touts Reform Plan For Federal Laws On Medical MarijuanaU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday told a group of marijuana industry professionals that the federal government should reform laws affecting its medical use, allowing states to set their own policies.
Town Of Riverhead Mulling A Medical Marijuana MoratoriumNew York residents will soon be able to fill prescriptions for medical marijuana close to home. But in one town, lawmakers are considering a marijuana moratorium
New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical MarijuanaPatients with qualifying conditions like cancer, AIDS or epilepsy will be authorized to obtain only non-smokeable versions of the drug.
Decision On New York's First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Due SoonUp to five licenses will be awarded as early as next month by the Health Department. Each licensee would be allowed to operate four dispensaries.
Medical Marijuana Distributors Eye NYC Locations As State Prepares To Grant LicensesThe dispensaries are expected to be open for business in January of next year.
Dozens Of Firms Vie For 5 Medical Marijuana Growing Licenses In New YorkFriday is the final day for those hoping to win a slot as one of five medical marijuana dispensaries in New York to submit applications.
CBS2 Exclusive: A Look Inside New Jersey's Cannabis FactoryCBS2's cameras got the first look inside the Garden State medical marijuana dispensary, and the tour guide was the man who runs it: David Weisser.
Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana For ChildrenRecently, several parents and their young children testified before lawmakers in Hartford on the need to eliminate the 18-year-old age restriction.
New York Issues Regulations For Medical Marijuana ProgramThe 121 pages of details posted online follow the law signed last July authorizing patients with certain diseases to be able to obtain non-smokeable versions of the drug, which can be ingested or vaporized.
Senators Push Bill To End Federal Ban In States With Approved Medical MarijuanaTwo local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.
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NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo As State Ramps Up For LegalizationNew York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana are gathering in Times Square to discuss the implementation of a new state law authorizing marijuana as a treatment for certain medical conditions.