Governor Andrew Cuomo has rejected a medical marijuana bill newly amended by lawmakers to address some concerns he has raised in negotiations, which continued Tuesday.
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There is no rational reason for delaying this bill another year.
The Democratic-led state Assembly on Tuesday passed legislation that would legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, increasing pressure on the Senate to pass it before the session concludes at the end of June.
A bill to legalize medical marijuana in New York cleared a major hurdle in Albany Tuesday as the Senate Health Committee passed the Compassionate Care Act by a slim, bipartisan vote of 9 to 8.