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New York: Legislation To Add PTSD as a Qualifying Condition

Update: Companion legislation, S. 5629 has passed the Senate Health Committee and now heads to the full Senate for consideration.

Update: A 7006 was referred to committee in the Senate.

Update: Governor Andrew Cuomo says that he is open to expanding the state’s medical cannabis program to include patients with PTSD.

Update: The New York Assembly passed A 7006 on May 2. The bill now awaits action by the Senate. 

Legislation is moving forward, A. 7006, to allow patients with post-traumatic stress eligible for medical cannabis therapy.

New York is one of the only states with a medical marijuana program that does not allow patients with PTSD access to medical cannabis.

Please use the pre-written letter below to urge your lawmakers to support this effort. 



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