Marijuana

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

Police: Two Men Charged After Picking Up Package Of Marijuana At Post Office

Police said they were alerted to a suspicious package at the post office and brought in their drug-sniffing dog, Triton, who signaled there were drugs in the parcel.

09/21/2014

Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

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Seen At 11: ‘Exploding High’ Via Hash Oil Putting Neighbors At Risk

A dangerous new trend in drug use may have serious consequence not just for the user, but for neighbors of nearby homes.

08/27/2014

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Atlantic City To Host Grow-Your-Own Marijuana Seminar

The $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally’s Casino this weekend, starting Saturday.

08/18/2014

Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson talks with CBS 2's Tony Aiello (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA Thompson Talks Violence, Controversial Decisions With CBS 2

From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson’s term is off to a challenging start.

07/18/2014

Beachgoers on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

6 Lifeguards Accused Of Smoking Marijuana On The Job In The Rockaways

Lifeguards have been lighting up while working at a city beach, and they haven’t been smoking cigarettes.

07/10/2014

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

New Brooklyn DA Policy May Allow Dismissal Of Many Low-Level Marijuana Cases

Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.

07/08/2014

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Officials: 22 Charged In Brooklyn Drug Dealing Investigation

The charges were announced by District Attorney Kenneth Thompson and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

06/19/2014

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Gov. Cuomo Rejects Revamped Medical Marijuana Bill

Cuomo said the changes to the so-called Compassionate Care Act don’t include a ban on smoking the drug and requiring the program to be evaluated in five years.

06/17/2014

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Controversial ‘Pot Defense’ Rocks Long Island Impaired Driving Case

A bombshell defense rocked a Long Island courtroom on Thursday. The lawyers defending a teenaged driver in a deadly car crash claimed even though he was high on marijuana, that’s not what caused the accident.

05/29/2014

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Linden, N.J. Police Hunt Dealer Who Sold Pot To 14-Year-Old Boy

The boy’s parents found two small bags of marijuana in his bookbag Tuesday night and called police.

05/29/2014

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

Rep. Jeffries To NYPD: Cut Back On Low-Level Pot Arrests

U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday pressed the NYPD to reduce low-level marijuana arrests, after new numbers suggested only modest change so far under Mayor de Blasio’s administration.

05/27/2014

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North Jersey Man Faces Charges In Connection With Minivan Fire

A northern New Jersey man faces numerous charges after a stolen minivan was allegedly set on fire.

05/04/2014

Joseph Beer at the Nassau County courthouse in Mineola, April 29, 2014. He's facing aggravated vehicular homicide charges for an Oct. 2012 fatal collision in which four of his friends were killed. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Trial Set To Begin For LI Teen Accused Of Killing 4 Friends In Violent Southern State Parkway Crash

According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.

04/30/2014

"Purple Drank" is a mix of Sprite soda, Jolly Rancher candies, and codeine produces euphoria and causes motor skill impairment. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents In New Jersey Try To Stay Ahead Of Teen Drug Trends

Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.

04/29/2014

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