Bill Text: NY A04225 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to encourage, aid, and facilitate clinical research into the use of ibogaine in drug treatment for heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine addiction.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - referred to alcoholism and drug abuse [A04225 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04225-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4225
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 1, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring the
          office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to  encourage,  aid,
          and  facilitate  clinical  research  into  the use of ibogaine in drug
          treatment
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  19.07  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision (m) to read as follows:
     3    (m) The office  of  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse  services  shall
     4  encourage,  aid,  and  facilitate  clinical  research  into  the  use of
     5  ibogaine in drug  treatment  for  heroin,  methamphetamine  and  cocaine
     6  addiction.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08424-01-9
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