April 01, 2013 Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried, D-Manhattan, and Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, introduced a bill that would allow patients suffering from severely debilitating or life-threatening conditions to be treated with medical marijuana under medical supervision. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow […]

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The use of medical marijuana is now legal in 14 states, with at-home cultivation legal in 13. According to the $136.2 billion Senate Democratic budget plan — which passed 32-29 along party lines in late March 2010 and included a provision that would allow the legal use of medical marijuana — […]