assembly Bill A582

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Amends the public health law to add dysmenorrhea as a covered condition for medical marihuana

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.484
May 23, 2017 reported
Jan 09, 2017 referred to health

A582 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3360, Pub Health L

A582 - Summary

Relates to adding dysmenorrhea as a covered condition for lawful medical use of marihuana.

A582 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  adding  dysmenor-
  rhea to the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of mari-


  Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  7  of
section  3360  of  the  public health law, as added by chapter 90 of the
laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) having one of the following severe debilitating or  life-threaten-
ing  conditions: cancer, DYSMENORRHEA, positive status for human immuno-
deficiency virus or acquired  immune  deficiency  syndrome,  amyotrophic
lateral  sclerosis,  Parkinson's  disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to
the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological  indi-
cation  of intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease,
neuropathies, Huntington's disease, or as added by the commissioner; and
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided,  however,  that
the  amendments to section 3360 of the public health law made by section
one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be
deemed repealed therewith.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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