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Medical Marijuana

There is Significant Support of Medical Marijuana in New York

Summary of New York’s New Medical Marijuana Law (S7923/A6357-E)

Under New York’s new medical marijuana law, a patient who has been certified by a healthcare provider to use medical marijuana will register with the New York State Department of Health and receive a patient identification card. Specially approved organizations — such as hospitals or community health centers — will dispense the medical marijuana to registered patients, under DOH supervision.

How Do Patients Qualify to Be Part of the Program?

What Medical Conditions Make a Patient Eligible for Medical Marijuana in New York?

What’s the Process for a Patient to Become Certified to Receive Medical Marijuana Under the Program?

What Kind and How Much Medical Marijuana Can a Certified Patient Obtain?

How Do Medical Practitioners Get Involved in Recommending Medical Marijuana to Patients?

What are the Dosing Guidelines?

What Do Caregivers Need to Do to be Able to Help a Certified Patients?

When will the Program Be Up and Running?

Are Patients, Caregivers, and People in the Industry Protected from Discrimination?

What are the Rules for People Who Want to Be Part of the Industry of Producing or Dispensing Medical Marijuana?

How Do I Become a Registered Organization (RO)?

What are the Fees for Participating?

What are the Requirements about Labelling, Packaging & Advertising?

How Much Will Medical Marijuana Cost?

How Will Medical Marijuana Be Taxed?