New York

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Cannabis Status

Medical Only

Overview of Medical Cannabis in New York

House Bill 6357 passed as a legislative bill in 2014. Patients are required to be recommended by a state-registered and state-trained doctor or nurse practitioner.

Possession Limit

A one-month supply as determined by the prescribing doctor.

Hemp Status


Overview of Hemp in New York

Bill A09310A was passed in 2016, legalizing Hemp in New York.

Hemp was then federally legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, signed December 20, 2018.