Marijuana

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

N.J. Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation For Legalized Pot On Monday

A lawmaker from Union County, N.J., is expected to introduce legislation next week that would legalize and tax marijuana.

03/22/2014

Sunnyside, Queens Drug And Gun Bust

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.

03/19/2014

Darius Ghahary has been arrested on drug charges and for the drug overdose death of a Ramsey teenager. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Upper Saddle River Father Charged In Teen’s Drug Overdose Death

According to authorities, Darius Ghahary was selling heroin, oxycodone, marijuana and MDMA – better known as Molly or ecstasy – out of his rented Upper Saddle River home.

03/10/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Admits To Past Pot Use: ‘It’s Not Like I Was Cheech & Chong’

Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.

03/07/2014

Nicholas Hernandez

LI Couple Arraigned On Charges They Were Driving Baby In Car Filled With Heroin

Erica Santana and Nicholas Hernandez were both in handcuffs as they faced the judge at First District Court on Wednesday. The 5-month-old baby boy was taken away from the couple after 180 heroin packets were found in their car.

02/26/2014

Antonio Cromartie  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Jets’ Cromartie Clarifies His Remarks On Marijuana Use By NFL Players

Outspoken Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie says the NFL attempting to crack down on marijuana use by players is just a waste of time.

02/05/2014

Bieber's Plane At Teterboro (CBS 2)

Justin Bieber Lands To Find More Drama At Teterboro Airport

It was Bieber’s third run-in with authorities in the past week. Customs agents and other officers boarded his chartered plane and smelled what they believed was marijuana.

02/01/2014

Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach Police said they found the pop star street racing on January 23, 2014 . (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

Customs Agents Interview Justin Bieber At Teterboro After Allegedly Smelling Pot On Private Plane

The pop star’s private plane was held at Teterboro Airport Friday afternoon, after customs agents allegedly smelled pot on the plane, sources tell CBS 2.

01/31/2014

Brendan Ayanbadejo (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Free Agent Linebacker Tells Bizarre Story Of Marijuana Use By Super Bowl Team

There are stories about professional athletes and drugs, and then there’s this one, which will be pretty hard to top.

01/30/2014

The Marijuana Policy Project has purchased five pro-pot billboards along New Jersey highways. (credit: Marijuana Policy Project)

Pro-Marijuana Group’s Billboards Tackle NFL Drug Policy

Some pro-marijuana billboards are popping along New Jersey highways — and are taking aim at the NFL in the days before Super Bowl XLVIII is played at the Meadowlands.

01/28/2014

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media during Super Bowl XLVIII media availability at the Westin Hotel January 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pete Carroll: NFL Should See If Medicinal Marijuana Can Help Players

The Seattle Seahawks coach said Monday he supports Commissioner Roger Goodell’s message last week that the league could consider medicinal marijuana as a treatment if science proved it could be beneficial for players who have suffered concussions.

01/28/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Schools Crack Down On Electronic Cigarettes

Fearing electronic cigarettes might be rigged to mask marijuana use, some Long Island schools are banning the devices from their campuses.

01/27/2014

Some of the shirts offered by StonerBowl.org. (credit: StonerBowl.org)

Stoner Bowl? Pot Puns Pack Denver-Seattle Matchup

From weed-themed Super Bowl parties to a Denver company’s “Stoner Bowl” tours of recreational pot shops, this year’s Super Bowl offers a twist on a sporting event better known for its beer commercials.

01/27/2014

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmaker Wants Garden State To Be Next To Legalize Pot

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari said his plan to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana would create needed tax revenues and allow police to focus on enforcing other crimes.

01/24/2014

Rice Krispies boxes with a 'Spider-Man' promotion sit on a shelf May 7, 2002 in New York City. 'Spider-Man' the movie shattered records becoming the first movie to hit $100 million in its first weekend. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Snap, Crackle & Pot: New Jersey Man Accused Of Selling Rice Krispies As Marijuana

A New Jersey man mixed Rice Krispies and oregano and sold it as marijuana to a 17-year-old for $210, police said.

01/24/2014

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