New York’s medical marijuana program sure has a lot of rules

March 30, 2015 2:36 PM

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Eight in 10 New Yorkers support the use of marijuana to treat illnesses, but the state’s medical marijuana program is shaping up to be one of the most restrictive in the nation.

Only 10 conditions qualify for medical use of marijuana; the drug may not be smoked; and New York will initially allow only 20 dispensaries across the state, run by five organizations.

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