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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   


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Cuomo announces limited NY medical marijuana plan

ALBANY (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his medical marijuana initiative will help New Yorkers suffering from cancer and other severe ailments.

In his State of the State speech Wednesday, Cuomo officially unveiled his plan to allow 20 hospitals to dispense marijuana to people suffering from cancer and some other diseases under state Department of Health regulations. Cuomo is choosing to use his administrative powers rather than push for legislation.

While praising the governor's action, a number of advocates claim the 1980 state law Cuomo relies on will be cumbersome and limit the ability to dispense.

Assemblyman Richard Gottfried says Wednesday he is talking with the Cuomo administration about a new version of medical marijuana legislation he has been sponsoring for years.

There are about 20 states with medical marijuana laws.
   AP-WF-01-08-14 2103GMT
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