assembly Bill A2217

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for the use of medical marihuana for autism spectrum disorder

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 22, 2019 referred to health


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A2217 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:

A2217 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing for the use of medical marihuana for autism spectrum disorder.

A2217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to allowing  for  the
  use of medical marihuana for autism spectrum disorder


  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  7  of  section  3360  of  the
public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 273 of the laws of 2018, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Serious condition" means:
  (i) having one of the following severe debilitating or  life-threaten-
ing conditions: cancer, positive status for human immunodeficiency 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  indication  of  intractable
spasticity,   epilepsy,   inflammatory   bowel   disease,  neuropathies,
Huntington's disease, AUTISM SPECTRUM  DISORDER,  post-traumatic  stress
disorder,  pain that degrades health and functional capability where the
use of medical marihuana is an alternative to opioid use, substance  use
disorder, or as added by the commissioner; and
  (ii) any of the following conditions where it is clinically associated
with,  or  a  complication  of,  a condition under this paragraph or its
treatment: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe or chronic pain;  severe
nausea; seizures; severe or persistent muscle spasms; or such conditions
as are added by the commissioner.
  §  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.