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.
Legalized Marijuana In New Jersey To Bring Unprecedented Reinvestment Into Communities Disproportionately Impacted By Prohibition, Advocates SayNew Jersey's move to legalize marijuana isn't just a revenue maker. It will also help communities that were disproportionately impacted by its prohibition.
Gov. Lamont Holds Roundtable Discussion On How To Regulate Recreational Marijuana In ConnecticutGov. Ned Lamont is pushing his proposal to legalize adult use of recreational marijuana in Connecticut.
Gov. Murphy Signs Bills Legalizing Recreational Marijuana For Adults, Decriminalizing Possession Of Small Amounts In New JerseyThe first offense for minors caught with alcohol or marijuana results in a written warning from police.
Marijuana In New Jersey: Holdup On Legalization Centers On Dispute Over Minors' Possession PenaltiesEleven days into the new year, Gov. Phil Murphy has yet to be able to sign legislation officially legalizing adult use marijuana and decriminalizing it.
Exclusive: CBS2 Goes Behind The Scenes At Queens Cannabis Dispensary As Medical Marijuana Use Increases During PandemicMedical cannabis dispensaries are preparing for the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults in New Jersey, and likely New York, too.