'Not In My Backyard'; New Jersey Communities Banning Marijuana Businesses, Pot Farms After Voters Overwhelmingly Supported LegalizationMany shore towns, like Point Pleasant Beach, banded together in not wanting the area to become a marijuana tourist attraction.
Long Island Woman Sues Home Depot, Says She Was Denied Job Due To Having Medical Marijuana CardFelita Dobbins said she was on the brink of being hired by Home Depot until she disclosed her medical marijuana registry identification card issued by the state Department of Health.
Marijuana Supporters Celebrate 4/20; Free Joints Handed Out In Union Square To People Who Have Received COVID Vaccine ShotsGot your COVID-19 shot? Have some pot!
Long Island Businesses Say They Are Overwhelmed By The New Realities Of Recreational MarijuanaNew Yorkers 21 and older can now possess up to three ounces of marijuana at home or in public. The new law has triggered immediate workplace concerns for both employers and employees.
Child Psychiatrist Says Parents Should Lead Conversation About Marijuana With Kids After Legalization In New YorkChild psychiatrist Dr. Jodi Gold said now is the perfect time to talk to young people - teens especially - about pot.
NYPD Chief Rodney Harrison Discusses Police Reform, Protests, Hate Crimes, Gun Violence And More With CBS2's Maurice DuBoisHarrison was sworn in as Chief of Department on March 30. He's been an officer for nearly 30 years.
New York Legalizes Adult-Use Marijuana: 'A Historic Day'New Yorkers 21 and older will be able to legally buy cannabis from authorized retail outlets, possess up to three ounces, and grow their own plants.
Opponents Of Marijuana's Legality In New York Fear Rise In Crime, Driving Under Influence, Decreased Quality Of LifeWednesday marked a historic day across the Empire State. Recreational marijuana is now legal. The legislation has won praise from many supporters, but opponents have voiced several concerns.
New York Lawmakers To Start Process Of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana After Reaching Deal Over WeekendAfter years of wrangling in Albany, legalizing recreational marijuana is nearly a done deal.
New Jersey Marijuana: Lawmakers Eye Bill Allowing Adults To Grow Pot At HomeSt. Sen. Vin Gopal sponsored a bill to allow anyone 21 and older to grow up to six marijuana plants at home.
New York Lawmakers Reach Agreement To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaThe legislation would create an Office of Cannabis Management, expand New York's existing medical marijuana program and establish a licensing system.
New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Measure Requiring Officers To Notify Parents Of Minors Caught With MarijuanaLawmakers and police unions have been calling on Murphy to make the change after the original legislation barred officers from telling parents.
Most Lawmakers, Residents Eager To See What Legalized Marijuana Does For New York's COVID-Stricken EconomyLawmakers could pass legislation as soon as next week, legalizing recreational marijuana.
Leaders Call To Update New Jersey's Marijuana Law To Allow Cops To Notify Parents Of Minors Caught With Pot, AlcoholUnder the law, police are not allowed to contact the parents of children caught using or in possession of marijuana or alcohol for the first time.
New Jersey Residents Protest Over Components Of State's Recreational Marijuana LawsAmong the complaints is a provision barring police officers from contacting parents of minors caught with marijuana on their first offense.