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New York to Become 23rd Medical Marijuana State

August 19,2014

The Compassionate Care Act will allow doctors to prescribe marijuana in nonsmoking form to patients that have a serious medical need. GenTech Scientific has the equipment you need to perform most state required cannabis testing. Contact us for more information about the instruments you’ll need.

The THC Biz Staff posted:

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders announced an agreement on Thursday (June 19, 2014) for a pilot program to provide access to marijuana to sick New Yorkers, making the state one of the largest to embrace the drug’s use as medicine.

The announcement came after days of intense negotiations between the Legislature and Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, who had proffered a more restrictive system earlier this year that was roundly criticized as unworkable for thousands of potential patients.

The new agreement included a major demand of the Cuomo administration: that no smoking of the drug would be permitted, though a variety of other options — including edibles and tinctures — would be. Patients would also be allowed to inhale if the drug was vaporized, similar to e-cigarettes.

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