I attended the National Cannabis Industry Association luncheon in New York City last week on the state of New York State’s recently enacted Compassionate Care Act. The highlights of this altogether excellent event were speeches by New York State Assemblyman Steve Katz and New York State Senator Diane Savino. Both speeches were thoughtful and

This is the first post by Simon Malinowski, Canna Law Group’s New York representative. Simon was part of the Canna Law team that when Washington State’s revised medical marijuana laws came into effect in July of 2011 and he played a large part in drafting the documents that enabled the state’s dispensaries to operate legally. Simon is now an attorney in New York City, where he will be the Canna Law Group’s attorney on the ground for when medical marijuana becomes legal there. Simon will be periodically writing for our blog on New York’s cannabis laws.
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