PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Brooklyn’s first licensed medical cannabis dispensary, Citiva [https://citiva.com/], officially opened for business at 202 Flatbush Avenue on Sunday, December 30. “The store is designed to provide the most patient-friendly experience possible,” Carlos Perea, Chief Operating Officer of iAnthus Capital Holdings, said in a
Medical marijuana (Photo by dankdepot/Flickr [https://www.flickr.com/photos/dankdepot/5457588074/])New York just took a huge step towards making medical marijuana accessible to patients across the state — just not in Brooklyn or Staten Island. Five organizations licensed by the State Department of Health to manufacture and dispense
Source: smokershighlife/FlickrThe bill legalizing medical marijuana passed the State Senate Health Committee on Tuesday, bringing it a step closer to law. While advocates, including the bill’s sponsor, Senator Diane Savino, celebrated, Capital New York turned to one of the bill’s main opponents [http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/
State Senator Diane Savino (Source: Thomas Good via Wikimedia Commons)State Senator Diane Savino, who represents parts of Coney Island, Gravesend, Brighton Beach and Bensonhurst, thinks highly of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to get groovy with medical marijuana. News came of Cuomo’s change of heart – he previously said
State Senator Diane Savino (Source: Thomas Good via Wikimedia Commons)State Senator Diane Savino’s effort to legalize medical marijuana failed to gain traction in the New York State Senate. Capital New York is reporting [http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2013/06/8531235/advocates-medical-marijuana-maybe-next-year] that Savino, who represents parts
Source: dank depot via flickrMayor Michael Bloomberg blasted medical marijuana advocates like local State Senator Diane Savino, declaring that the whole issue is a manufactured pretense for legalizing the drug. The Huffington Post is reporting [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/31/bloomberg-medical-marijuana-one-of-the-greatest-hoaxes-of-all-time_n_3366869.html] that Bloomberg is adamantly
Senator Diane Savino Source: Thomas Good via Wikimedia CommonsEarlier in the month we reported [/savino-plans-to-introduce-medical-marijuana-bill/] on State Senator Diane Savino’s plan to introduce a bill that would legalize medical marijuana and, yesterday, Savino, along with Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, made good on her promise, according to a report [http://www.
I feel better already (from wikipedia.org)As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie begins to implement the Garden State’s medical marijuana program, Staten Island Advance says that move is fanning the pungent-smelling flames of change right here in New York State Senator Diane Savino, fresh from her win for