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This State Could Be The First To Legalize Cannabis For Pets

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This State Could Be The First To Legalize Cannabis For Pets

New York loves animals. And so this state could be the first to legalize cannabis for pets.

 

Nick Lindsey

 

When you’re a pet owner, you want the very best for your animal, and when your pet is sick or in pain, you want to give it the best treatment you can. Now, pet owners in New York could be on the verge of having a new “green” option for medicating their sick pets. If a new bill passes, this state could be the first to legalize cannabis for pets.

Medical Marijuana for Pets

New York Assemblywoman Amy Paulin recently proposed a bill to state lawmakers. Her idea is to make it legal for pet owners and veterinarians to give medical marijuana to pets who are ill or suffering from severe pain.

 

The proposal comes in large part as a response to the ongoing opioid crisis. In particular, many places in New York have prohibited vets from prescribing certain types of painkillers to pets. As a result, pet owners are often forced to use medications that are less effective and more expensive....

 

 

 

 

https://hightimes.com/news/state-first-legalize-cannabis-pets/


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