[JURIST] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo [official website] on Monday signed [press release] the Compassionate Care Act [text] into law, making New York the twenty-third state to legalize medical marijuana. The bill legalizes the possession, manufacture, use, delivery, transport or administration of medical marijuana by a designated caregiver for a certified medical use. It allows medical professionals to prescribe marijuana to patients with debilitating or life-threatening conditions such as terminal illness, severe chronic pain, nausea and other illnesses or as…
New York governor signs bill legalizing medical marijuana
09 Jul This entry was published on July 9, 2014 at 10:00 pm and is filed under Uncategorized.