Connecticut Becomes 19th State To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaUnder the state's new law, it will be legal for individuals 21 and older to possess and use pot, beginning July 1.
Amazon To Stop Testing Job Applicants For Marijuana, Says It Supports Federal LegalizationNew York City banned employers from testing jobseekers for marijuana in 2020.
'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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Legal Recreational Marijuana May Not Be Available In New Jersey In 2021 Due To Continued Legislation DelaysNew Jersey residents voted through a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana, but finalizing legislation has been hit with delays.
Gov. Murphy, Lawmakers Say Deal Reached On Marijuana BillThe legalization of recreational marijuana is one step closer to getting finalized in the Garden State.