NYC DA's 'Decline To Prosecute' Policy To Close 3,000 Marijuana CasesSome low-level drug offenders are about to get a clean slate. The Manhattan District Attorney has announced he will dismiss thousands of marijuana cases.
Brooklyn DA's Plan Could Dismiss 20,000 Marijuana ConvictionsDistrict Attorney Eric Gonzalez is inviting people to request conviction dismissals. He expects prosecutors will consent in the great majority of a potential 20,000 cases since 1990 and an unknown number of older ones.
New Policy On Marijuana Arrests Takes Effect In NYCStarting Sept. 1, the NYPD will mostly issue summonses to people caught smoking instead of arresting them.
New York State To Hold Listening Sessions On Legalizing MarijuanaWant to weigh in on marijuana laws in New York? Now’s your chance. Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to hold a series of listening sessions on the issue.
HealthWatch: Mother Says Marijuana Helped To Treat Her Autistic Son“I'm sitting at my wit's end crying, not knowing what I can do for my son,” Jamie Kropp said.
Cuomo Appoints Group To Draft Bill For Regulating MarijuanaGov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed a group of New York state government and law enforcement officials and academics to draft legislation for regulating recreational marijuana.
Manhattan DA's New Marijuana Policy Goes Into EffectThe Manhattan District Attorney's Office's new policy not to prosecute low-level marijuana cases goes into effect Wednesday.
Report: New Jersey Puts Temporary Hold On Marijuana CasesNew Jersey's attorney general has announced an immediate adjournment of all marijuana cases in municipal courts statewide until at least September, according to a published report.