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.
Police Say Pair Busted In U-Haul Carrying 200 Pounds Of MarijuanaInvestigators also obtained additional information that the men may have been traveling to a self-storage unit in Enfield.
Marijuana Legalization: New Jersey Takes Step Back, Connecticut Moves Forward, New York Stays In NeutralIs the grass greener on the other side of the river? Clearly that was the question of the day after the planned vote to legalize marijuana in New Jersey went up in smoke.
N.J. Marijuana Legalization: State Postpones Vote On Approving Recreational UseMonday was thought to be the day New Jersey would decide whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana. The vote's not going to happen.