State Senator Wants to Increase Availability of Medical Marijuana in New York

Currently, the Department of Health (“DOH”) has authorized three medical marijuana licenses for the entire state of New York. State Senator Diane Savino has been pushing DOH to issue additional licenses believing insurance companies and customers would benefit from more locations to fill marijuana prescriptions. She asserts that marijuana is a cheap alternative to many costly drugs and that each drug substituted is one less co-pay to be paid.

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