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NY health chief sees marijuana study within a year

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New York's health commissioner says he expects the state trial of medical marijuana to be up and running within a year. Dr. Nirav Shah tells lawmakers at a hearing Monday that the research is intended to examine the drug's effectiveness in patient treatment, for example with pain in stages of cancer. He says the goal is to provide evidence of value not only for New York but for the country. The Cuomo administration has proposed ...

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