Tag: medical marijuana
In September, the governor signed a bill that allows substance-use disorder treatment providers to recommend medical marijuana to treat pain instead of prescribing opioids. It also adds opiate-use disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for 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.
"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?
A majority of New Yorkers also back the legalization of small amounts of pot for recreational use, the poll found.