New York becomes 23rd state to legalize medical pot

|By:, SA News Editor

New York State Senators vote 49-10 in favor of allowing limited access to medical marijuana. The bill would allow patients to inhale vaporized extracts of weed's active ingredients or eat them in food. Smoking marijuana would be prohibited, however. The State Assembly passed the measure 117-13 on Friday.

The state's Health Department will have the task of setting up the program.

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