Medical cannabis is technically legal in New York, and has been since 2014. However, medical marijuana exists under very restrictions.
New York has the most cases in the country and a stay-at-home order is in effect until May 15. But as in many other states, medical marijuana program is considered an essential business, and companies can stay open.
New research shows that the amount of cannabidiol found in CBD products can vary dramatically by purchase location, with gas stations faring worse and delivering only 40% of the labeled potency. Fully 60% of items purchased at these retailers had no detectable CBD.
Staten Island’s first medical marijuana dispensary is working hard to blend into the surrounding community. Plans to open Staten Island’s first dispensary began six years ago, after Governor Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act legalizing medical marijuana.
The cannabinoid CBG has been found to defeat MRSA, according to a new study. During the research, scientists tested 18 cannabinoids including CBG, which is non-psychoactive.
Medical cannabis products were exported from Israel, one year after the government approved overseas sales. The state could earn between NIS 1b.-NIS 4b. per year from cannabis exports, according to some estimates.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged for the second year in a row to legalize recreational marijuana. If successful, NY will become the nation’s 12th state to do so.
THC plus CBD treatment restored the gut microbiome that had been distorted by the EAE. The main effect was to reduce the abundance of Akkermansia muciniphila. This finding is important because A. muc is involved in the exacerbation of symptoms in human MS patients.
A law signed by Gov. Cuomo lays the groundwork for the manufacture and sale of home-grown hemp products, including CBD oil. The regulations require state permits and independent labs to test hemp.
Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain. The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a phone app feedback offered by 1,300 headache sufferers and nearly 700 migraine sufferers who used marijuana to treat their pain.