"The positive effects of a regulated marijuana market in NYS outweigh the potential negative impacts", the report reads.
"We are pleased that the Governor and the State Department of Health have fully studied the existing evidence and accurately concluded that legalizing marijuana for adult use is the right choice for NY", policy coordinator for the Drug Policy Alliance, Chris Alexander said in a statement. It suggests the state could raise almost $700 million in tax revenue off the drug, and that legalization won't significantly increase rates of marijuana use by adults or teens. "Areas that may be a cause for concern can be mitigated with regulation and proper use of public education that is tailored to address key populations", the report says in conclusion.
In an effort to reduce opioid abuse in the state, NY is allowing the use of medical marijuana as a replacement for opioid.
New York Lets Patients Choose Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids
The report represents a big change for Cuomo, who past year called marijuana a "gateway drug" to more harmful substances.
Plans to add opioid replacement as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana were first announced in June, under Bill S8987A. The last-minute change was supported by groups representing doctors, hospitals and pharmacists who opposed medical marijuana, but infuriated supporters of the state question.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Private Beta Commences in August
The next multiplayer beta starting on August 10 will be available for Xbox One and PC Early Access, too, running until August 13. The beta will include six maps and five modes including Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint and the brand new Control mode.
Protests erupt after man fatally shot by Chicago police
Three years later, three officers were indicted on felony charges for allegedly conspiring to cover up the shooting. Asked if the man had a permit to carry a concealed weapon, Waller said, "As we know right now, he did not".
Of course, we're enamoured with this one with Meghan and Harry , but what really steals the show is Prince George's cheeky grin. The Royal family have released the official photographs of Prince Louis' Christening , and he is just as cute as you'd expect.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday the president should go ahead with tomorrow's summit in Helsinki, Finland. Meanwhile, Finns took to the streets of Helsinki on the eve of the summit to voice displeasure with both men.
As a result, Ambassador Lodhi said and it would have a "profound impact on how we think about migration and treat migrants". We realize our humanity when we uphold the rights and dignity of every migrant", she said.
Furthermore, complications commonly associated with smallpox included encephalitis, corneal ulcerations, and blindness. Although the devastating disease hasn't resurfaced in 40 years, the FDA has its reasons for approving the new drug.
Calling all educators, you can get an extra 15 percent off of school supplies beginning Sunday, July 15th at Target . The 15 percent discount will apply to items like pens, pencils, crayons, markers, storage and organization items.
If the Bucks had rescinded their qualifying offer, Parker would've been an unrestricted free agent, free to sign with any team. We're nearly two weeks into free agency and Jabari Parker still has not found a home.
Still, this year's bloom will be big enough to produce potentially harmful toxins that can foul drinking water or kill fish. Since 2008, the Lake Erie algae severity index score has been in the "mild" range only twice.
He said asking for the indicted Russians to be turned over would have the opposite effect. "I think it's ridiculous", he told CBS. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.
The following day the Queen, alongside other members of the royal family, attended the RAF centenary in London. One of the snaps shows them surrounded by Prince Charles, Camilla, Kate's family and Prince Harry and Meghan.
Rebels star charged after alleged assault on teammate
Rebels star Amanaki Mafi during the Super Rugby match against the Highlanders at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium. Japan worldwide Mafi scored the first try for the Rebels on Saturday. "He did not require hospitalisation".
West Nile Virus found in JP
The Board of Health is helping to education the public on how to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and to protect against bites. West Nile virus has been detected in several counties across the state, including Adams County.
Rockets considered 'strong frontrunners' for Carmelo Anthony
You might then that it's odd that the Rockets would be interested in acquiring Melo despite his past relationship with D'Antoni. In 78 games, Anthony averaged 16.2 points in 32.1 minutes per game while shooting at a 40.4 percent clip from the field.
Where to get free ice cream for National Ice Cream Day!
Snow Monkey: Get 25 percent off online orders of the superfood ice cream alternative Sunday with code ISCREAM25. Sunday is National Ice Cream Day and restaurants across the nation are celebrating with discounted desserts.
Gallery Update Brings Video Editing To OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 & 5T
The ability to trim and add background music is a very useful addition for those who shoot a lot of video on their devices. Well, all these features have just been rolled out for older OnePlus smartphones like the OnePlus 3 , 3T, 5 and 5T.