Health Law

A Primer on New York's Medical Marijuana Law

, New York Law Journal


In his Health Law column, Francis J. Serbaroli summarizes New York's new law permitting the use of medical marijuana. He notes that while this complex, carefully drafted law addresses most of the medical, social, economic and law enforcement aspects of the medical marijuana issue in New York, the roll-out of the new law may be complicated by existing federal laws that criminalize the manufacture, sale and use of marijuana.

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