Legalization

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

The Republican-led New York State Senate Health Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday.

05/20/2014

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State Senate Votes To Legalize Mixed Martial Arts In New York

Alexis Davis looked more like legislative staff than a Las Vegas-bound professional fighter as she made the rounds Tuesday at the New York Capitol as part of another push to legalize professional mixed martial arts.

05/13/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Medical Marijuana Is ‘One Of The Greatest Hoaxes Of All Time’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week dismissed medical marijuana as a “hoax,” and called the push to legalize cannabis “wrong-headed.”

06/01/2013

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Advocates Call For Marijuana Legalization At Washington Square Park Weekend Rally

Advocates of marijuana legalization rallied in Washington Square Park this weekend, for what they called a “massive action of civil disobedience.”

04/21/2013

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Cuomo Urges Promoters To Make Case For Legalizing Mixed Martial Arts

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is not opposed to mixed martial arts, and publicly invited promoters of the combat sport to make the case for legalizing it.

03/12/2013