medical marijauna

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Supporters of medical marijuana have long argued pot can help alleviate many medical and health problems. However, pinpointing the exact benefits of marijuana has been elusive. A new UB study looks to answer those questions.


After some early confusion on Thursday morning, including whether two local dispensaries would be open for business, New York State's medical marijuana program officially got underway. However, many hoping to access the highly-anticipated drug are still awaiting the required certification to receive it.


Albany says its online registration system for medical marijuana is ready. However, many have questions about how the system will actually work.


Parents and ailing New Yorkers are saying Governor Cuomo did the right thing in signing legislation which effectively speeds up the arrival of medical marijuana in the state.


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Members of the Common Council appear to be shifting to support of additional medical marijuana access.

New York State continues to make strides towards authorizing cannabis for medical treatment. Many are jumping on the medical marijuana industry band wagon.

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While state officials work through the time table for the legalization of medical marijuana, Buffalo Common Council members are reviewing local laws on the issue.