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A00582 Summary:

SPONSORRosenthal L
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Relates to adding dysmenorrhea as a covered condition for lawful medical use of marihuana.
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A00582 Actions:

01/09/2017referred to health
05/25/2017advanced to third reading cal.484
01/03/2018ordered to third reading cal.45
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A00582 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  adding  dysmenor-
          rhea to the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of mari-
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  7  of
     2  section  3360  of  the  public health law, as added by chapter 90 of the
     3  laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (i) having one of the following severe debilitating or  life-threaten-
     5  ing  conditions: cancer, dysmenorrhea, positive status for human immuno-
     6  deficiency virus or acquired  immune  deficiency  syndrome,  amyotrophic
     7  lateral  sclerosis,  Parkinson's  disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to
     8  the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological  indi-
     9  cation  of intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease,
    10  neuropathies, Huntington's disease, or as added by the commissioner; and
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided,  however,  that
    12  the  amendments to section 3360 of the public health law made by section
    13  one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be
    14  deemed repealed therewith.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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