Tag: medical marijuana

New Yorkers interested in signing up for the program must receive a prescription from a certified physician and then register with the New York State Department of Health.

Two medical marijuana facilities are set to open Friday in Riverhead and Lake Success.

In marijuana enthusiasts’ circles, today is a day of special celebration. Across the country and globe, devotees of the green, leafy cannabis plant are rejoicing—and smoking—en masse.

"The children struggling with this condition deserve every consideration we can make that could potentially ease their pain..."

Someone tried to pass a version of this law for 17 years?

The Compassionate Care Act, once signed into law, would allow health practitioners to prescribe marijuana to patients with cancer or other life-threatening conditions by the end of next year—but no smoking.

A majority of New Yorkers also back the legalization of small amounts of pot for recreational use, the poll found.

Will NY become 21st state to legalize cannabis?

The Long Island Marijuana Summit was held Monday at a drug rehab facility in Amityville.