Politician Info

Holds office State Assembly District 1

Position on Marijuana Legalization

“I don’t have any strong philosophical opposition to the legalization of marijuana, but I do think the details matter,” he said. “I wouldn’t consider myself to be an advocate and I’m not opposed.” - East Hampton Star

"I am undecided on regulations relating to the ways to consume marijuana." - Newsday Survey

Position on Medical Marijuana

Newsday Candidate Survey

Do you support legalizing the use of medical marijuana in New York? Yes
Should chronically ill children and teens be able to use medical marijuana with parental and doctor approval? Yes
Should medical marijuana be available in a variety of forms to allow patients to choose the form they use? No comment
Should medical marijuana be limited for chronically ill patients and distributed by a limited number of hospitals as proposed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo? No
Do you support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana as has been done in Colorado and Washington? No

Contact Fred Thiele

Email: ThieleF@nyassembly.gov

Web: http://nyassembly.gov/mem/Fred-W-Thiele-Jr

Phone: 518-455-5997


Legislative Office Building, Room 837

Albany, NY 12248

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