Richard Gottfried

NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo As State Ramps Up For LegalizationNew York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana are gathering in Times Square to discuss the implementation of a new state law authorizing marijuana as a treatment for certain medical conditions.
Tensions Run High As NY Medical Marijuana Deadline NearsAn agreement between the state Senate and Assembly on whether to legalize medical marijuana in New York is due before midnight Monday in order to be voted on before the legislative session ends later this week.
NYS Lawmakers Roll Out Measure To Tax, Legalize MarijuanaState Sen. Liz Krueger said her bill would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the state.
New York State Lawmakers Push For Medical Marijuana LawState Sen. Diane Savino said if enacted, New York would have the most highly regulated, tightly controlled medical marijuana law in the nation.
Push On To Bring NYC Under Uniform Fire CodesIf you think every building in New York City is held to the same fire standards, you'd be wrong.
NY Lawmakers Advance Bill That Would Ban 'E-Cigarettes'Some Albany lawmakers want manufacturers to prove to the FDA that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation aid in order to sell them to adults.