Drug Policy Alliance
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office has sent the NYPD a policy proposal that says the office will stop prosecuting people arrested on charges of possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize medical marijuana represents an about-face for the Democratic governor.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to add New York to the 20 states allowing medical marijuana use.
A half-dozen alternative treatment centers across New Jersey could be legally selling marijuana to patients with certain medical conditions by late summer.
The Drug Policy Alliance says figures released show the New York City Police Department arrested 50,383 people in 2010 for low-level marijuana offenses.
Medical marijuana advocates said Thursday the state has gone too far with its proposed regulations for using the drug as medicine.