New York Legalizes Medical Cannabis

New York has officially legalized medical cannabis through an executive order made today, January 8th, by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Under the order, the possession of cannabisMedical marijuana is shown in a jar at The Joint Cooperative in Seattle will be legal for medical purposes for those with debilitating conditions such as cancer and glaucoma. A limited number of hospitals will be authorized to prescribe cannabis to patients. Governor Cuomo hopes to have infrastructure in place to allow dispensaries to distribute cannabis to patients by the end of the year.

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