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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

Tenafly Party Arrest

Mother Charged After Police Find Beer, Drugs At Teen Party In N.J.

A mother has been charged after beer, marijuana and cocaine were found at a wild teen party at a home in Bergen County, N.J. this past weekend.

10/23/2013

Larry Doss, Ronny Windham (credit: Glen Cove Police Department)

2 L.I. Brothers Arrested For Allegedly Picking Up Boxes Of Marijuana

Larry Doss, 55, and Ronny Windham, 52, both of Roosevelt were arrested Monday following a police investigation into suspicious packages at the Mail Boxes Etc. in Glen Cove.

10/22/2013

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

2 Men On Long Island Charged In Massive Marijuana Growing, Distribution Ring

Court papers say nearly 1,700 marijuana plants worth $3.8 million were found at Edward Dispirito’s home. He and James Ford face 20 years in prison if convicted.

10/02/2013

Marijuana

Man Charged In Connection With 14 Bags Of Marijuana Found In 3-Year-Old’s Backpack

On Friday night police arrested Mena Kelly, 24, in connection with the incident. Kelly was charged with criminal possession of marijuana and criminal sale of marijuana.

09/27/2013

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

Actress Amanda Bynes’ Lawyer Hopes For Resolution In Bong-Tossing Case

The 27-year-old actress is charged with possession of marijuana, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence for allegedly tossing a marijuana bong from the window of her midtown Manhattan apartment in May.

09/26/2013

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

Cops Bust Suspected Grow Farm In Nassau County

Old Brookville Police and the Nassau County Police Canine Unit responded to a suspicious persons call at the Old Brookville Nurseries on Northern Boulevard.

09/21/2013

Mark Kern, 54, has been charged in connection with allegedly operating a marijuana farm in Commack. (credit: Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety)

LI Man Arrested For Allegedly Growing Pot Farm

Mark Kern, 54, of Kings Park was arrested following the four-month-long Operation Green Thumb.

09/12/2013

Some of the cocaine seized by police during a search in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Sept. 7, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

3 Arrests Made As Police Seize Loaded Gun, Drugs During Search Of Brooklyn Apartment

Officers found about 2 kilos of cocaine, a pound of marijuana and a loaded .380 semi-automatic gun in the Flatlands apartment.

09/08/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

City Comptroller Liu Calls For Legalizing Pot In NYC

The sweeping change, which would put New York at the forefront of a growing national debate over use of the drug, calls for recreational marijuana to be regulated and taxed like alcohol and tobacco.

08/14/2013

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