Posts Tagged ‘new york medical marijuana card’
How Long Does It Take To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In NY?
Medical marijuana is helping people in New York State to treat the symptoms of a wide range of medical conditions. The state has a well-run MMJ program that is patient-friendly and easy to navigate. Below, we’ll outline the process of applying for a medical marijuana card in New York, and will answer the question: how…Read More
Does New York Accept Out-of-State MMJ Cards?
Today, we’re here to tell you all you need to know about New York State medical marijuana laws, including whether New York accepts out-of-state MMJ cards. Let’s dive in! Can You Buy From A Dispensary With An Out-Of-State MMJ Card? You can buy medical marijuana products from a dispensary with an out-of-state MMJ card in…Read More
How Long Does It Take To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In New York?
Medical marijuana (MMJ) has been legal in the state of New York since the Compassionate Care Act was passed in June 2014. This allowed NY residents who needed MMJ to access it safely, within limitations. Since then, New York’s MMJ scene has expanded rapidly. It was officially decriminalized in 2019, and as of March 2021,…Read More
Who Can Prescribe Medical Marijuana In New York?
When New York decriminalized cannabis in 2019, it opened the doors for many people with various health conditions to use medical marijuana to treat their ailments. Since then, both recreational and medical cannabis have been legalized in the state. But for those with qualifying conditions, getting a medical marijuana card may seem like a daunting…Read More
Why New York Is The New Medical Marijuana State
New York State’s legal medical marijuana program became operational in January 2017. The program has caused a lot of controversy, both in the lead-up to its commencement, and since. And the controversy rages still. The problem that a lot of people have with New York MMJ laws is that, despite the state’s tradition of inclusiveness, open-mindedness,…Read More
Will Medical Marijuana in New York Match California in Popularity?
The Californian medical marijuana card program is a shining beacon of MMJ best practice. Those who need to get an MMJ card can do so easily, and without many stipulations delaying the process. As Cali MMJ card holders face so little roadblocks in accessing marijuana, they’re rarely left unnecessarily suffering. This ease of access means…Read More
Why Getting an MMJ Card in New York is Harder Than in California
It’s pretty safe to say that California medical marijuana card holders have it pretty easy. MMJ laws in the Sunshine State are famously lax, meaning that acquiring a cannabis card can be done in a few short minutes from the comfort of your own home. Soon, California’s marijuana laws will become even better when state…Read More
Getting Your New York Medical Marijuana Card
New York’s Health Commissioner Howard Zucker recently announced that chronic pain has been added to the list of medical conditions that qualify a patient for medical cannabis use in the state. This change in the law opens the door to many thousands of potential MMJ patients who may want to treat their chronic pain conditions…Read More
Where Can I Find a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in New York?
Living ain’t quite as easy for New York MMJ card holders as for their fellow countrymen. Although other states — we’re looking at you, Cali! —have made it super simple to find a medical marijuana dispensary with one on nearly every block, they’re not quite as ubiquitous in the Empire State. Sadly, this is not…Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Medical Cannabis in New York
New York joined the medical cannabis revolution Jan. 6, 2017, albeit quite tentatively. Its program is limited by very strict rules and regulations, with tight restrictions in every direction. Even in its tightly bound state, New York’s new MMJ program is, of course, better than nothing. The list of medical conditions that qualify a patient…Read More