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Press Round-Up: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana legislation passed the Assembly on Tuesday with overwhelming, bi-partisan support.  Here’s a sampling of recent press on the issue:

Assembly Passage:

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill,” by Jesse McKinley, New York Times.

New York State Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Legislation,”Associated Press

Medical Marijuana: See How CNY Lawmakers Voted on Assembly Bill,” by Teri Weaver,

Support & Advocacy

“Medical Marijuana Bill Gains First Republican Sponsor in NY Senate,” by Glenn Blain, Daily News

WNY Senator to Co-Sponsor Medical Marijuana Bill,

Key Lawmaker Says Medical Marijuana Will Happen,” by Josefa Velasquez, Associated Press

Gottfried Confident Med Mar Bills Can Be Reconciled,” Time Warner Cable News State of Politics blog

NY Cancer Patients Await Decision on Legalized Medical Marijuana,” by Tracey Drury, Buffalo Business First

“Our View: Medical Marijuana a Treatment, Not a Gateway Drug,” Auburn Citizen editorial board

Is New York Serious This Time About Medical Marijuana?“, by Matt Taylor, Vice Magazine

Sick New Yorkers to Republicans: Stop Blocking Medical Marijuana,” by Christopher Robbins, Gothamist