New York Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo marked Veterans Day by signing a package of bills into law on Saturday, including a measure to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.

“Our veterans risked their lives in order to defend the ideals and principles that this nation was founded upon,” Cuomo said, “and it is our duty to do everything we can to support them when they return home.”

The bipartisan measure earned overwhelming support in the state Legislature earlier this year, winning landslide Assembly approval (131–8) in May and passing through the Senate (50–13) in June. As

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