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Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Arrested, Weapons And Drugs Seized In Jersey City Crime Crackdown

Mayor Steven Fulop announced Saturday that city police in conjunction with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office and federal drug agents arrested 35 people on a variety of charges.

07/27/2013

Amanda Bynes attends an appearance at Manhattan Criminal Court on July 9, 2013.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Actress Amanda Bynes Appears In Court Over Reckless Endangerment Charge

She was arrested in May for allegedly smoking marijuana and throwing a bong out the window of her midtown Manhattan apartment.

07/09/2013

Courtroom sketch of Andrea Sanderlin (credit: handout)

Judge Sets Alleged Westchester ‘Pot Mom’ Free On $500,000 Bond

Judge Steven Gold was reluctant to grant Andrea Sanderlin’s release when none of her family members agreed to sign her $500,000 bond.

07/01/2013

Marijuana (file / credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman, Teenage Son Arrested As Police Bust L.I. Marijuana Operation

A 48-year-old woman and her teenage son, along with three other teens and a 21-year-old, were arrested and charged this weekend in the bust of a marijuana sales operation in Nassau County.

06/30/2013

Queens marijuana growing operation (credit: DEA)

Scarsdale Mom Arraigned On Marijuana Growing Charges

A suburban New York mother has been arraigned on charges she grew thousands of marijuana plants in a highly sophisticated marijuana growing operation out of a warehouse in Queens.

06/28/2013

Marijuana Cigarette (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bayonne 8th Grader Accused Of Bringing Marijuana To Graduation

Authorities say a Bayonne student was arrested at her eighth-grade graduation after marijuana cigarettes were found in her purse.

06/18/2013

Marijuana (file / credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Patients To Protest Lack Of Access In New Jersey

Patients, families and advocates plan to protest what they say is New Jersey’s failure to meaningfully implement the state’s medical marijuana program.

06/07/2013

Andrea Sandelin of Scarsdale, N.Y., is seen here riding at Twin Lake Farms in Bronxville, N.Y. (Photo: Twin Lake Farms)

Well-To-Do Scarsdale Community Stunned By Mom’s Pot Hot House Arrest

She has nice clothes, an expensive car, and a rented house in the affluent suburbs. But a Westchester County mom is suspected of living a double life.

06/05/2013

Queens marijuana growing operation (credit: DEA)

Scarsdale Mom Charged With Running Massive Marijuana-Growing Facility

Andrea Sanderlin, 45, was busted by agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency after they raided the business she operated under the name “Fantastic Enterprises.”

06/04/2013

Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

ACLU: Blacks Nine Times More Likely For Marijuana Arrest In Manhattan, Brooklyn

The American Civil Liberties Union just took a hard look at marijuana and found that your chances of getting busted may depend greatly on the color of your skin.

06/04/2013

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

Actress Amanda Bynes appears in court on May 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Amanda Bynes Suing NYPD Over ‘Mistaken Arrest’

Bynes was arrested Thursday night after a doorman at her Midtown apartment building called police to complain that Bynes was rolling and smoking a joint in the lobby, according to police.

05/27/2013

Actress Amanda Bynes appears in court on May 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Actress Amanda Bynes Released, Tweets Innocence, Pokes Fun At Herself

The 27-year-old actress faces charges for possession of marijuana, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence.

05/24/2013

(Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Study: Smoking Marijuana Could Make You Thinner

A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine did not offer a concrete explanation for the new information, and experts are surprised as marijuana smokers are often known to have higher caloric intakes than non-smokers.

05/16/2013

4.26.13 Cheech and Chong

Cheech & Chong Talk New Cartoon Movie On The Couch

Hollywood’s legendary potheads are blazing a new trail. “Cheech & Chongs’s Animated Movie” marks the iconic duo’s first trip down the cartoon rabbit hole.

04/26/2013

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