Medical Marijuana

Gillibrand: VA Medical Marijuana Policy Discriminates Against VetsGillibrand wants the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to allow its doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients in states where it's legal.
Long Island's First 2 Medical Marijuana Facilities Open For BusinessThe Columbia Care New York Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Riverhead offers a very specific kind of treatment, according to CEO Nicholas Vita.
One Of NY's First Medical Marijuana Patients SpeaksBrittany Barger, 27, was diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer more than a year ago and turned to medical marijuana as a last resort.
First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open Across New YorkNew York's measured foray into medical marijuana begins Thursday with eight out of 20 dispensaries opening their doors.
Medical Marijuana Facilities Could Open In NYC This WeekMedical marijuana will soon be available at state-sanctioned locations in New York City – possibly as soon as this week.
Organization To Offer Kosher Medical Marijuana In New York StateNew York state will soon have kosher medical marijuana available to people who are seriously ill and need it.
NY Launches Registration For Upcoming Medical Marijuana ProgramQualified New Yorkers can now enroll in the state's upcoming medical marijuana program online.
Maple Shade, N.J. District Becomes First To Allow Medical Marijuana For StudentsA southern New Jersey school has become the first in the nation to allow a student to use medical marijuana.
After Cuomo Signs Bill Speeding Up Medical Marijuana For Some, Patient Advocates Say State's Program Is Still LackingJulie Netherland, deputy New York director for the Drug Police Alliance, said she would also like to see the program offer price breaks to lower-income patients and be more widely distributed.
Cuomo Signs Bill Giving The Critically Ill Faster Access To Medical MarijuanaGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday that will speed up access to the drug for people facing degenerative diseases and the threat of serious health risks.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.
Cuomo Faces Choice On Sped-Up Medical Marijuana AccessAdvocates for sped-up access say they'll rally outside Cuomo's Manhattan office Tuesday, the day before Cuomo's deadline to sign or veto the bill.

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