15, 2015 File Photo, Marijuana Grows At A Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center In Albion, Ill.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill.  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)  Photo: Seth Perlman / Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) FILE – In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) Photo: Seth Perlman Buy photo Marijuana plants in the vegetation room at the Vireo medical marijuana facility in the Tryon Technology Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in Johnstown, N.Y. (Lori Van Buren / Times Union) Marijuana plants in the vegetation room at the Vireo medical marijuana facility in the Tryon Technology Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in Johnstown, N.Y. (Lori Van Buren / Times Union) Photo: Lori Van Buren Assembly approves use of marijuana as PTSD treatment 1/2 Back to Gallery ALBANY (AP) New York state lawmakers are gaining momentum in a measure to expand medical marijuana coverage to those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Currently, medical marijuana in New York can only be used to treat serious illnesses such as cancer and Lou Gehrig’s disease. The New York Daily Medical marijuana stocks News reports the Democrat-controlled Assembly approved a measure that adds PTSD to the list of state-approved ailments that doctors can prescribe medical marijuana as treatment. The bill will now move to the Republican-controlled Senate.

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