1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title M: Offenses Against Public Health and Morals
  6. Article 221: Offenses Involving Marihuana


Section 221.00 Marihuana; definitions

Penal (PEN)

  Unless the context in which they are used clearly otherwise requires, the terms occurring in this article shall have the same meaning ascribed to them in article two hundred twenty of this chapter. Any act that is lawful under title five-A of article thirty-three of the public health law is not a violation of this article.

  * NB Effective until July 5, 2021 * § 221.00 Marihuana; definitions.

  Unless the context in which they are used clearly otherwise requires, the terms occurring in this article shall have the same meaning ascribed to them in article two hundred twenty of this chapter.

  * NB Effective July 5, 2021