What’s New in New York City Cannabis Policy

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The debate over cannabis law and policy is developing quickly in New York City as concern grows over the use of synthetic marijuana and the expected opening date for medical marijuana retail and manufacturing establishments in the City approaches. On November 10, 2015, the Committee on Drugs and the Law held a panel discussion of current events in this uncharted area of law.

Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Clinical Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law

Honorable Rafael Espinal, New York City Council, 37th District-Brooklyn
Alyssa Aguilera, Political Director, VOCAL-NY
Ed Manchess, Director of Harm Reduction Services, Boom!Health
Eric Sawyer, MPA, ACT-UP, Founding Member, Housing Works, Co-founder, Health GAP, Co-founder
Jeffrey D. Klein, New York State Senator, Senate Coalition Leader and Democratic Conference Leader
34th Senate District

Sponsoring Association Committee: 
Drugs and the Law Committee, Zarah Levin-Fragasso, Chair