Sen. Diane Savino
The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.
The bill’s sponsor said talks between between the governor’s office, Senate and Assembly have started and and her goal is an agreement within days.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently said he’s open to the so-called “Compassionate Care Act,” but has reservations about the drug being exploited.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he will sign medical marijuana legislation into law as long as the measure “makes sense.”
The Republican-led New York State Senate Health Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday.
A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.
New York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
The Democrat said he is talking to both sides of the issue, but hasn’t changed his view opposing the prescription use of marijuana.