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Senate Health Committee passes Compassionate Care Act

Bipartisan support for the bill has been increasing

Bipartisan support for the bill has been increasing in recent weeks, when it was changed to prohibit people under 21 from smoking marijuana. Instead, underage patients would be allowed to use it in oil form. (Credit: News 12)

The legalization of medical marijuana in New York took another step forward after the Senate Health Committee passed the Compassionate Care Act Tuesday afternoon.

Bipartisan support for the bill has been increasing in recent weeks, when it was changed to prohibit people under 21 from smoking marijuana. Instead, underage patients would be allowed to use it in oil form.

The bill now heads...

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