The list of qualifying conditions for those who use medical marijuana has expanded, but the number of dispensaries have not. Right now there are only 22 active dispensaries across the state. A bill right now in the Assembly and Senate would expand the number of dispensaries allowed in the state. Currently, the bill has not Read more about Bill in assembly would expand the number of marijuana dispensaries in New York[…]
President Trump said he will likely support a congressional effort to end the ban on marijuana, which could finally help cut through the red tape blocking scientists from conducting large-scale trials on the benefits of medical marijuana in cancer patients. Some doctors are now are looking into whether medical marijuana could turn into an alternative Read more about Will medical marijuana replace opioids in war on cancer?[…]
New Jersey could double the number of medical marijuana users under Gov. Murphy’s liberalization of the program, the state health commissioner said, adding that the number of users would expand even if the state lifts its ban on non-medical use. Dr. Shereef Elnahal said the governor’s changes to rules governing medical marijuana would allow the Read more about NJ medical marijuana program could double number of patients[…]
As medical uses for marijuana continue to grow there are many people who might consider it but don’t like the high that comes with it. As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, that’s where a marijuana extract called CBD comes in.
A week after telling two interviewers her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York was revenue-based, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon said Wednesday that it’s now foremost a racial justice issue for her. She has come out swinging at incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his stance on cannabis.
“Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Senator Gardner said in a statement Friday. “President Trump has assured me that he will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states’ rights issue once and for all.” Marijuana is legal for medicinal use Read more about Senator: President letting states regulate marijuana[…]
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[…]