N.Y. Cannabis Law Section 37

  • research programs
  • report by board


The board may provide for the analysis and evaluation of the operation of this article. The board may enter into agreements with one or more persons, not-for-profit corporations or other organizations, for the performance of an evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of this article.


The board may develop, seek any necessary federal approval for, and carry out research programs relating to medical use of cannabis. Participation in any such research program shall be voluntary on the part of practitioners, patients, and designated caregivers.


The board shall report every two years, beginning two years after the effective date of this article, to the governor and the legislature on the medical use of cannabis under this article and make appropriate recommendations.

Source: Section 37 — Evaluation; research programs; report by board, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CAN/37 (updated Apr. 9, 2021; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Apr. 9, 2021

§ 37’s source at nysenate​.gov

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