Tri-State Area Governors Hold Regional Summit On Vaping, MarijuanaAs of Oct. 8, there had been 26 vaping-related deaths in 21 states, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
Marijuana Legalization: New York, Connecticut Look To Pair Future Laws On Pot, VapingThe governors of New York and Connecticut are talking about joining forces on vaping and marijuana policies.
Vaping Facts Versus Fiction: Nicotine, THC And The New Mystery IllnessThough there are varying conclusions in health research findings on tobacco and marijuana, the range strikes some as jarring after generations of Americans being told smoking endangers their health.
Staten Island Woman Arrested In Russia, Accused Of Bringing Less Than An Ounce Of Marijuana Into CountryAudrey Lorber, an American citizen and student at Pace University, was arrested on July 24 at Pulkovo Airport while traveling as a tourist.
New York Marijuana: Statewide Decriminalization Takes Effect TodayUnder the new law, residents with low-level marijuana convictions will automatically have their records expunged.
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Into Law Further Decriminalizing Marijuana UseUnder the law, possession of small amounts of marijuana will be considered a violation punishable by fine. Criminal penalties for possessing two ounces of marijuana or less will be removed.
New Jersey Marijuana: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Expanding State's Medical ProgramThe Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act is named in memory of the 7-year-old Howell boy who died of brain cancer last year.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Bill Officially Dead After Cuomo Announces Lack Of Support In SenateNew York politicians shifted their focus to a bill that would expunge the records of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who were arrested for marijuana offenses.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Scramble To Get Something Done Before End Of Legislative Session StallsThe bill to legalize marijuana in New York appears to be on life support. Lawmakers are focusing instead on a bill to expunge the records of tens of thousands previously convicted.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Last-Minute Push To Legalize Underway In AlbanyDespite meeting with members of the Senate and Assembly over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there still isn't a firm proposal in place.
Sources: Governor Andrew Cuomo's Office, Senate & Assembly Meet To Discuss Marijuana LegalizationSources tell CBS2's Marcia Kramer three-way talks about legalized marijuana were conducted between Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, the Senate and the Assembly on Saturday.
Up In Smoke: Cuomo Admits Legalized Marijuana In New York Doesn't Have Enough Support To Pass"I don't think it's feasible at this point. I don't think it matters how much I push in 11 days. I think when the Senate says we don’t have the votes, I take them at the word," a deflated Cuomo told reporters.
New Jersey Marijuana: Assembly Passes Bill Expanding Medical Use ProgramNew Jersey’s Democrat-led Assembly passed a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program.
New Jersey Lawmakers Considering Expungement Of Marijuana ArrestsIt doesn't look like recreational marijuana will be legal anytime soon in New Jersey. So instead, legislators are working on bills that would decriminalize it.
Marijuana Legalization: New Jersey Legislature Backs Off Push, Sends Pot To Polls In 2020Momentum to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State appears to have slowed to a stop for this legislative cycle.