Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Westchester County, introduced legislation Thursday that would change New York law to allow veterinarians to prescribe medical marijuana to animals. “Medical marijuana has helped countless people in the management and treatment of chronic and debilitating illnesses,” Paulin’s bill states.
iAnthus owns, operates, and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States. The company’s subsidiary Citiva Medical, which was acquired in early February holds one of only ten medical marijuana licenses issued by New York State. The company announced the signing of two new leases, one in Brooklyn, New York, and one in Tampa, Read more about New Dispensaries coming to Brooklyn and Staten Island[…]
With the the debate over legalizing marijuana, NJ Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal told the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation interview that the review of the medical marijuana program ordered by Gov. Phil Murphy would be done by its March 24 deadline. “Have you ever seen, in the history of the world, a case where Read more about NJ Health Commissioner: Alcohol more dangerous than marijuana[…]
What does coffee have to do with marijuana? According to a new study, it causes a drop in the levels of certain substances that are linked to the body’s system for responding to marijuana. The levels of these substances — metabolites found in what’s known as the endocannabinoid system — decrease in people who drink Read more about Coffee’s effect on Marijuana[…]
With a vote on a new bill this week in the Knesset, Israel could soon decriminalize marijuana. It voted unanimously to pass the bill on its first reading on March 7. The law changes penalties for possessing cannabis in public. Fines would replace jail for most offenses. If a bill comes to pass, Israel could Read more about Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Marijuana[…]
Governor Murphy took office promising to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but his plan has been put on hold indefinitely as his Democratic colleagues in the Legislature undertake a months-long study of the issue. New Jersey lawmakers plan hearings over marijuana legalization
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addiction to opioids killed 63,600 people in 2016. While no states currently allow medical marijuana to be used specifically for this purpose, New York Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell recently wrote a bill to add opiate addiction as a prescribable condition for medical marijuana, which has been legal Read more about New York Assembly to vote on Medical Marijuana for opioid addiction[…]
Medical marijuana users can now access healthcare professionals through the use of online telemedicine portals. They never even have to step foot in a doctor’s office.
Dozens of lawyers had a role in bringing a legal marijuana industry to New York. The law firms that were involved are now gearing up for the next frontier: a recreational scheme.
Study claims that New Yorkers are consuming more marijuana than any other city in the world.