The New York Times reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo, perhaps having noticed that four-fifths of New Yorkers support legal access to medical marijuana, has reversed his position on the issue. According to the Times, Cuomo will announce in his State of the State speech on Wednesday that he plans to make marijuana available to patients with specified conditions through a state-controlled distribution system. That system supposedly is authorized by an obscure law establishing something called the Antonio G. Olivieri Controlled Substance Therapeutic Research Program

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