Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek said that Congress should remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act list, arguing that such a move would help facilitate more medical research. Kreek, a senior attending physician Rockefeller University, said her lab has struggled to get permission to study two key active ingredients derived from the cannabis plant: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Read more about New York Dr says marijuana should be taken off controlled substance list[…]
Of the 100,000 medical marijuana patients currently registered in New York, many are turning to the black market for easier access and cheaper prices, according to state Sen. Diane Savino. She recently proposed a bill in the Senate Health Committee that would expand the program.
Nassau County legislators banned the sale of recreational marijuana in anticipation of New York State lawmakers passing a proposal to legalize it. County lawmakers unanimously passed the ban that follows the recommendation of a Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation.