Posts Tagged ‘new york mmj 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
Are New York’s Medical Marijuana Laws Going to Relax Any Time Soon?
New York State’s new medical marijuana program, which came into effect on the 6th January 2017, has been criticized by a lot of people for being one of the most restrictive, limited, and non-user-friendly medical cannabis programs in the entire country. And these criticisms are certainly not unfounded. The New York medical marijuana card program…Read More
Which Ailments Are Covered Under New York Medical Marijuana Laws?
If you’ve read anything about medical marijuana, it’s likely that you’re aware of the very forgiving laws in California and are open to trying different strains and methods to treat your illness or condition. From anxiety, depression, eating disorders and multiple sclerosis, to cancer and Parkinson’s disease, medical marijuana can help alleviate many symptoms of…Read More
Why New York MMJ Patients Will Need a Medical Marijuana Card After 2018
Compared to its sister on the west coast, New York is surprisingly conservative when it comes to medical marijuana. Since 1996, the Golden State has allowed people with a range of illnesses and conditions access to this miracle drug, and it has improved countless lives since then. However, New York has only legalized medical marijuana…Read More
Why New York Medical Marijuana Laws Are Stricter Than in California
Why would anyone choose to leave sunny California? The weather is amazing, the people are chill and most importantly, the medical marijuana laws are pretty relaxed. The Golden State was the first to bring MMJ laws onto its books. While many states have followed suit, not many have as relaxed laws as California does. There is…Read More
California vs New York: Which State is Best for Medical Cannabis?
Now that the medical marijuana card revolution has spread to New York, it can be easy to compare and contrast its laws to those in other states. While it’s not fair to compare MMJ card states with marijuana gold standard states – we’re looking at you, Colorado – comparing MMJ-friendly states against each other gives…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