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New York’s Compassionate Care Act Is in Need of More Compassion

New York’s Compassionate Care Act Is in Need of More Compassion

The Compassionate Care Act was signed into law in July of 2014, amidst a national political climate that seemed to indicate increasingly relaxed views towards both medical and recreational cannabis. A number of western states (Colorado, Oregon, and Washington), as well as the District of Columbia, had recently legalized recreational cannabis, and it seemed that New York might be poised to be one of the first eastern states to put these new national attitudes into law.