Gov. Cuomo signs NY's medical marijuana law

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The governor was joined by a girl from Suffern who will benefit from the new law. (Credit: News 12)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York's medical marijuana law Monday, making it the 23rd state in the country to legalize medical marijuana.

Joining Cuomo when he signed the law was 10-year-old Amanda Houser of Suffern. Houser suffers from seizures due to a rare form of epilepsy. Houser is one of thousands of people with chronic illnesses in New York who will benefit from the new law.


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