Marijuana

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

DA: Queens Women Ran Marijuana Farm In Home With Stolen Electricity

Two Cambria Heights, Queens women were charged Thursday with running a marijuana growing operation in their home – using more than $64,000 worth of stolen electricity.

07/02/2015

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State Police: Arrests, Drugs Seized At Music Festival In Bethel Woods

Authorities said state troopers recovered cocaine, MDMA, ketamine, ecstasy and marijuana Friday from cars passing through checkpoints at the Mysteryland Music Festival.

05/23/2015

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Police: Pot Shipment Encased In Peanut Butter Mistakenly Sent To Brooklyn Grocery Store

Police said someone associated with the grocery store alerted the authorities and said a leafy, green substance could be seen through the clear plastic.

04/01/2015

Defensive lineman Randy Gregory of Nebraska competes during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Randy Gregory, Top NFL Prospect, Says He Failed Drug Test At Combine

The Nebraska star acknowledged he’s “worried” about how this will affect his position in the draft, where a significant drop would mean millions in lost salary.

03/26/2015

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Tax Revenue From Marijuana Sales Is ‘Blood Money’

Gov. Chris Christie is reiterating his opposition to legalizing marijuana for recreational use and says tax revenue from sales of the drug amount to “blood money.”

03/25/2015

These items were allegedly found in a secret compartment in a car that police pulled over in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn on Wednesday, March 11. The driver, Steven Lopez, was arrested. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Double-Parked Car In Brooklyn Had Compartment Full Of Drugs, Weaponry, Cash

A team of NYPD officers who were only coming to put a ticket on a double-parked car in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn ended up finding that it had a secret compartment full of drugs, gash and weapons, police said Friday.

03/13/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Dec. 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio: No Relationship Between Relaxed Pot Laws, Marijuana-Related Killings

Mayor Bill de Blasio responded Tuesday to comments by NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton tying an increase in violent crime in the city to marijuana.

03/10/2015

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Drug Investigation Continues At Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company After Owner’s Suicide

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery.

02/25/2015

Environmental investigators at the Dell's Maraschino Cherries warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company Owner Shot, Killed Himself During Investigation

Investigators said the owner of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse shot and killed himself Tuesday, as he was being questioned on an environmental issue by investigators who later smelled marijuana.

02/24/2015

The popular club drug Molly (credit CBS 2)

Two Men Arrested On Drug Charges At Woodhaven Daycare Center

Two people have been arrested for allegedly selling drugs out of a home that houses a daycare center.

02/19/2015

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Marijuana-Clogged Toilet Leads To Arrest Of 3 Brooklyn Men

Police tell media outlets that the suspects attempted to flush the marijuana down the toilet when officers knocked on an apartment door in Martinsburg.

02/10/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Says He Hasn’t Smoked Marijuana Since NYU Days

Mayor Bill de Blasio laughed Wednesday as he dismissed a reporter’s question about whether he ever smoked marijuana in the Gracie Mansion.

01/07/2015

Correction Officer Austin Romain has been convicted of smuggling items into the jails at Rikers Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rikers Correction Officer Convicted Of Smuggling Pot, Other Items

A Rikers Island correction officer was convicted Friday of smuggling drugs and other items into the jail.

12/12/2014

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8 Long Island USPS Workers Arrested In Marijuana Theft, Delivery Scheme

The workers were supposed to have notified law enforcement about the marijuana, but instead plucked the packages out of the processing line and slapped new delivery labels on them, according to authorities.

12/03/2014

Princeton University file (Photo: CBS 2)

Princeton Pot Smokers Trigger University Fire Alarm

It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory.

11/20/2014

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