Big news, everyone!
New York was poised to become the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this past week that he and other state lawmakers had reached a deal to make it so, but someone might have stolen their thunder…
It's still cool! However, there is a caveat. The bill will prohibit smoking marijuana, but rather will apply strictly to edibles, pills, and vaporized marijuana.
The prohibition of smoking the green herb was a major sticking point for Cuomo and his administration.
Here is what Mr. Cuomo said during his historic announcement: