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New York Assembly Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

New York’s full Assembly has passed the Compassionate Care Act, a measure to legalize the medical use and distribution of cannabis. A companion bill passed the Senate Health Committee last week, and has enough votes to pass the full Senate according to Senator Diane Savino, the bill’s primary sponsor. If it does pass the Senate, …

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New York Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

New York’s Senate Health Committee has given approval to the Compassionate Care Act, a measure to legalize medical cannabis. The measure now heads to the Senate Finance Committee, where its passage will send it to the full Senate. According to Senator Diane Savino, the bill’s primary sponsor, the measure has well more than the votes needed to pass the full Senate. If …

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New York Senate Committee to Vote Tuesday on Medical Cannabis Legalization Legislation

New York’s Senate Health Committee will vote Tuesday on a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. According to Senator Diane Savino, the bill’s primary sponsor, it has at least 39 supporters in the Senate, well more than the 32 needed to pass it and send it to the House. If the Senate Health Committee approves the …

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