Rally to legalize medical marijuana held in Rockville Centre

Advocates say medical marijuana can help treat numerous

Advocates say medical marijuana can help treat numerous diseases. (June 4, 2014 10:35 PM)

Advocates for legalizing medical marijuana held a rally Wednesday in Rockville Centre, urging lawmakers in Albany to bring the Compassionate Care bill to the Senate floor for a vote.

The bill would allow the use of medical marijuana to treat diseases from cancer to AIDS to Parkinson's disease. Baldwin resident Pamela Chait-Ross, who has multiple sclerosis, says it would help her cope with...

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