by Arun VenugopalNEW YORK, NY February 23, 2010 —As of last month, when New Jersey signed it into law, there are 14 states that allow the use of medical marijuana. Some people think New York could be No. 15, and are watching as a bill winds its way through the state Senate and Assembly. WNYC's Arun Venugopal has more on the legislation and the people who would benefit.
“St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center is the only inpatient acute-care facility on Manhattan’s Lower West Side -- the hospital, emergency room, affiliated clinics and care providers play a crucial role in serving our community's health care needs. I was saddened to learn that Mount Sinai Medical Center declined to become partners with St. Vincent’s. But I am not ready to give up the fight.
Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 123 CAP
Agenda notes: The committee will consider the following nominations: Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, MS: Member, Public Health Council, and Chair and Member, Minority Health Council. John A. D'Anna, MD, MPH: Member, Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct. Gordon W. Felt: Member, State Camp Safety Advisory Council. Lori V. Quigley, PhD: Member, Minority Health Council.