New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD

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New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD | Marijuana Policy Project

The bipartisan proposal is headed to the governor’s desk after passing 50-13 in the Senate on Tuesday; it received overwhelming approval in the Assembly last month ALBANY, NY — A bipartisan proposal to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers […]

New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD | The Daily Chronic

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‘Pot for Periods’ Bill Advances in New York

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‘Pot for Periods’ Bill Advances in New York | Sara Greenbaum

ALBANY, NY — A bill that would allow women suffering from severe menstrual cramps access to medical marijuana in New York has been given preliminary committee approval, sending the measure to the floor of the Assembly for consideration. The New York Assembly Health Committee approved Assembly Bill 582, which would add dysmenorrhea as a qualifying medical […]

‘Pot for Periods’ Bill Advances in New York | The Daily Chronic

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HI*T GLOBAL LLC Announces Distribution Partnership With Two New York Distributors

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Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 11, 2011

Hi*T Global LLC, manufacturers and marketers of Hi*T, the worlds finest and most refreshing certified organic hemp tea beverage have announced distribution partnerships with two New York-based beverage distributors; McGraith Beverages/High Peak Distributing LLC of New York and Rocco J. Testani Distributors of Binghamton, NY.

Through these agreements, Hi*T will now be available at supermarkets, convenience stores, health food retailers and more throughout New York State. The partnerships come on the heels of the company’s recent announcement that B.K. Miller Company, Inc. Master Distributor of Temple Hills, MD., was selected as the brand’s master distributors for the Capital Region (Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC).

“We were excited to add Hi*T to our portfolio due to the large number of 18-24 year-old consumers throughout Central New York looking for a fresh new beverage that fits their lifestyle,” said Joseph Testani Jr., of Rocco J. Testani Distributors of Binghamton, NY.

“Mr. Newman’s talents for promotion and marketing combined with our distribution expertise will result in significant volume for us and our customers throughout the Tri-State Region,” said Tom McGraith, President of McGraith Beverages/High Peak Distributing LLC of New York.

Newman, who guided Riddick Bowe to the Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship of Boxing said of Hi*T, the WORLD’S ORIGINAL USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC HEMP TEA BEVERAGE, “this incredible drink will soon become the undisputed heavyweight champion of iced tea. “The task of providing hemp tea in a can, and getting it certified USDA Organic was an awesome challenge. But now that this product is on store shelves, consumers have the freedom to sip a hit of pleasure at their leisure.”

Hi*T, developed by Amsterdam-based international businessman Paul Tisera is expected to highly benefit from the promotional, marketing and management expertise of Mr. Newman, who discovered it on a trip to Bermuda where he was hosting Alicia Keys and Beyonce as performers at the 2008 Bermuda Music Festival of which he was the Executive Producer.

About Hi*T

Hi*T, the original USDA certified organic hemp beverage is manufactured and marketed by Hi*T GLOBAL, LLC. It’s experienced executive team includes; world-renowned entrepreneur and humanitarian Rock Newman (; international beverage industry entrepreneur Paul Tisera; Entrepreneurial Restaurateur Bernard E. Brooks, Jr., and Public Relations/Sports Marketing guru Howard Dolgon. For additional information visit

Here are a few little known facts about hemp (for more visit

    The oldest relic of human industry is hemp fabric dating back to 8,000 BC
    The ancient Hebrews used holy anointing oils made of hemp seed to anoint priest, Kings and Prophets
    Unlike cotton and other fibers, hemp requires no pesticides and grows everywhere
    George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were hemp farmers
    The Declaration of Independence is printed on hemp paper.

The active ingredients in Hi*T are; Water, Hemp Seed Syrup* (4.3%) (Cane Sugar, Water, Natural Flavors, Acidifier: Citric Acid), Cane Sugar, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Extract of Green Tea (0.08%), Extract of Black Tea (0.06%), Antioxidant: L-Ascorbic Acid. Pasteurized from Organic farming. Hi*T will not produce a positive result for THC in blood, urine or hair tests.

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Cannabis School Teaches New York, Illinois, and Nevada Entrepreneurs

(PRWEB) December 03, 2014

The Cannabis Career continues teaching the nation about the industry in New York, Illinois, and Nevada. On December 7 classes will be available in Buffalo, New York at the Hampton Inn near the Buffalo Airport, in Chicago, Illinois near the Chicago O’Hare Airport and in Reno Nevada at the Hampton Inn and Suites.

As seen on High Times In New York the Compassionate Care Act was signed and initiated by Governor Cuomo in June. This makes the state the 23rd to legalize medical marijuana and over the next few months’ lawmakers will create regulations, producers, stores and more will be chosen and written to overlook the program. CNN announced Illinois Governor Quinn signed the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act went into effect on January 1 of this year. This act protects registered patients, caregivers, growers, and dispensers from arrest or denial of rights. Hemps Meds happily stated Nevada approved Question 9 this decriminalized medical marijuana use, possession and growing. Only those who have a qualifying debilitating medical condition under Nevada’s cannabis program have access to the medicine.

As the industry spreads across the nation the Cannabis Career Institute is preparing entrepreneurs to create successful companies nationwide. The classes are focused on educating students on the professional side of the cannabis industry. Experienced instructors provide a basic step-by-step course with all the tools for marketing, regulations and business models. Each class covers state’s unique laws, the history of cannabis, and much more with instructors with years of experience in the industry with answer to every question.

CCI continues to expand working with other advocacy groups offering information at classes, conventions, and online. To enroll into the institute there’s a one time all access fee of $ 299 with classes’ year around nationally. For more information and scheduling please call Robert Calkin 240.338.8785 or email: [email protected] To find out more about Cannabis Career Institute