New York Lawmakers Include Medical Cannabis Legalization in Budget Bill

New York’s Assembly has introduced a one-house budget bill which includes the Compassionate Care Actnewyorkcanna (Assembly Bill 6357 and Senate Bill 4406) as a provision.

“By including the comprehensive medical marijuana bill, known as the Compassionate Care Act, in their state budget proposal, the Assembly has jumpstarted negotiations with the Senate and Governor, as the measure will now be part of state budget negotiations”, said the Drug Policy Alliance in a Wednesday press release.

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