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New York Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said potential beneficiaries include veterans as well as police officers and survivors of domestic violence, crime, and accidents.

She’s Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York

Leafly chats with Hillary Peckham, COO and Founder of Etain, the only women-owned family-run medical cannabis company in New York.

NY to Allow Use of Medical Cannabis Lozenges, Lotions, and More

Health officials announced new regulations that will permit new products, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches.

New York Authorizes 5 New Medical Marijuana Producers

New York state has authorized five more organizations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana to improve patient access to cannabis medications.

Drug Policy Alliance: Time to Decriminalize, NYC Racial Disparities Remain

The Drug Policy Alliance, a leading advocacy group, released a report Tuesday calling for an end to criminal penalties for drug use and possession.

Fate of New York’s PTSD Bill Rests With Cuomo

A proposal that would add PTSD as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers.

As New York Relaxes Cannabis Rules, Industry Wants In

Eager to get in on what’s expected to be a booming industry, cannabis companies and investors are starting to flock to New York.

New York Lawmakers to Renew Push for Cannabis Legalization

Lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill to legalize cannabis in the state during a news conference in Albany on Monday.

Brooklyn DA Challenges Sessions, Says Decriminalization Works

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has long advocated against prosecuting low-level marijuana crimes, especially since taking office in 2016.

Find a New York Medical Marijuana Doctor Using Our Map

The New York health department finally released a list of doctors qualified to recommend medical marijuana. Use our map to find one near you.

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That Means for Patients

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York has officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Long Time Investor: From SaaS to Grass

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo marked Veterans Day by signing a package of bills into law on Saturday, including a measure to add post-traumatic stress…

State of the Leaf: Peruvian President Wants to Legalize MMJ

From Arkansas to Guam, stay informed on the cannabis legislation and policy news across the globe.

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

Is your state considering changes to its cannabis laws? It's legislature season, and we're watching all the states in play.

NYC Cannabis Arrests Ticked Up in 2016

Not only was there a 9 percent increase in cannabis arrests in 2016, there continues to be a troubling trend of racial disparity for cannabis arrests.

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