Marijuana

A man smoke a marijuana cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Study: Marijuana Use May Predispose Offspring To Drug Addiction

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai studied parental exposure to marijuana and the effects it has on the offspring in adulthood.

01/22/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Says Pot Not ‘More Dangerous Than Alcohol’

Smoking marijuana is “not something I encourage, and I’ve told my daughters I think it’s a bad idea, a waste of time, not very healthy,” Obama said.

01/20/2014

William Bradley (credit: Clinton Police)

Police: YouTube Video Of Marijuana ‘Garden’ Leads To Connecticut Man’s Arrest

In the video, 46-year-old William Bradley welcomes people to his “beautiful” garden and said he’s growing marijuana because he has terminal cancer.

01/14/2014

Police say a Brooklyn man and his brother attempted to bribe them after marijuana, gift cards, and forged credit cards were discovered during a motor vehicle stop. (Credit NYPD)

Cops: Brooklyn Twins Attempted To Bribe Police Officers

Sanchez was arrested and during the course of the arrest allegedly offered police $10,000 in exchange for his release and the return of the property.

01/12/2014

Marijuana Wax Explosion Scene

2 Teens Burned, Hit With Serious Charges In Alleged Marijuana ‘Wax’ Production

A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”

12/18/2013

In this 1996 file photo, Bernhard Goetz arrives at State Supreme Court in the Bronx, New York. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Subway Vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz Fighting Drug Charge

Bernhard Goetz was arrested in November after allegedly trying to sell $30 worth of marijuana to an undercover police officer.

12/18/2013

German shepherd police dog wears bulletproof vest (Credit: AP)

Police Dogs Roam N.J. High School In Search Of Illegal Drugs

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said their main goal was to send a message to students to stay away from drugs.

12/11/2013

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NYS Lawmakers Roll Out Measure To Tax, Legalize Marijuana

State Sen. Liz Krueger said her bill would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the state.

12/11/2013

Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

N.Y. Lawmakers Propose Legalizing Marijuana, Making It Into A Cash Cow

There was a move Tuesday to legalize — and tax — marijuana use in New York. State lawmakers want to put pot smoking on a par with drinking alcohol and let taxpayers profit.

12/10/2013

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

Actress Amanda Bynes Due Back In Court In Bong-Tossing Case

The 27-year-old actress was arrested in May after being accused of smoking marijuana in the lobby of a midtown Manhattan building and then throwing a bong out the window of her 36th floor apartment.

12/05/2013

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

University Of New Haven Working On Marijuana Profiling Test

The University of New Haven is developing a new process for identifying mold, bacteria and other contaminants in marijuana by using DNA profiling and analysis.

12/01/2013

The guns, cash and  pot seized from the apartments of two suspected drug traffickers. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

2 Suspected Drug Traffickers Indicted Following Months-Long Investigation

More than $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 in cash were seized, along with two pit bulls and a large python. The drugs and cash were found at the dealing site in Harlem and at the men’s apartments in the Bronx.

11/22/2013

A traffic stop turned into a wild police chase in Harrison. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Hunting For Suspect After Wild Chase In Harrison

The incident was captured on a police cruiser’s dashboard cam and began during an attempted traffic stop, CBS 2 reported.

11/14/2013

East Williamsburg Cocaine Bust

Police: 10 Kilos Of Cocaine Found During Brooklyn Traffic Stop

Police this weekend found 10 kilos of cocaine in a car they pulled over for defective lights in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

11/10/2013

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Takes Center Stage In Race For Brooklyn District Attorney

The Democratic nominee for Brooklyn district attorney wants to decriminalize marijuana. But others argue this strategy will overburden the criminal justice system.

10/25/2013

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