East Coast’s First Recreational Marijuana Shops Open In MassachusettsThe first recreational marijuana stores east of the Mississippi River are opening their doors to customers Tuesday in Massachusetts.
New York State Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Marijuana LegalizationFour Assembly committees met Tuesday in Manhattan for the joint hearing, which comes two months before lawmakers reconvene in Albany for the 2019 session.
NYC To Hold Public Meetings On Marijuana LegalizationThe meetings are scheduled for Monday in Queens, Tuesday in Brooklyn and Wednesday on Staten Island.
Exclusive: Out-Of-Control Bronx Party House Has Neighbors UpsetA Bronx neighborhood says one home is becoming an out-of-control party house. The owner listing it on rental websites and allegedly advertising drugs.
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.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
Exclusive: Go Inside New Jersey's Newest Medical Marijuana FacilityWelcome to Harmony Dispensary, the latest facility to offer medical marijuana in New Jersey.
New York State Department Of Health Says Benefits Of Legalized Pot Outweigh RisksThe 74-page analysis from the DOH estimates the state could raise nearly $700 million in tax revenue off the drug.
Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana In New York StateGovernor Andrew Cuomo and state health officials have released a report recommending the legalization of marijuana in New York State.