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Editorial: Time to OK medical marijuana in New York

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If a medically safe solution is available to ease the suffering of people with debilitating or terminal illnesses, then why shouldn't the state allow its use? That's the question the state Legislature should be asking itself as it considers approval of the Compassionate Care Act, a bill allowing very limited use of marijuana for medical purposes. The bill (A.6357), which passed the state Assembly on Tuesday, allows for the possession and use of up to ...

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May 31, 2014
6:57 a.m.

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Between diabetes and arthritis you have 60% of the population. I could see canibinal for late term cancer or AIDS but only then, otherwise you might as just make it legal.