Monday, December 17, 2018
Andrew Cuomo report recommends marijuana legalization

Gov. Cuomo Releases Report Recommending Marijuana Legalization in New York

On July 13, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York released a report from the state’s Department of Health that recommends that the state legalize...
New York Medical Marijuana Opioid

New York Will Allow Medical Marijuana as Prescribed Opioid Alternative

On June 18, the New York State Department of Health announced that opioid use would be added to the list of qualifying conditions for...
New York Marijuana Market Could be Worth 3.1 Billion

New York’s Legal Marijuana Market Could Be Worth an Estimated $3.1B, Says NYC Comptroller

In May, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released a report arguing for legalization of adult-use marijuana in New York. As may be...
New Yorkers support legal cannabis

Legal marijuana supported by almost two-thirds of New Yorkers

A Quinnipiac poll released in early May shows that 63 percent of New York state voters support legal marijuana, while only 32 percent oppose...
Cynthia Nixon New York Governor Legal Marijuana

Cynthia Nixon’s campaign for New York governor includes legal marijuana

Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing Miranda Hobbes, one of the four main characters on the hit television show Sex and the City,...
New York City fire in grow house

NYC Busts Marijuana Grow

Authorities in New York City busted what they described as a massive marijuana grow in early October. The raid Oct. 3 uncovered a pot farm...
Medical marijuana doctor

New York Loosens Medical Marijuana Rules

Life could soon get at least a bit easier for medical marijuana patients in New York State. State officials announced in August that they would...
Cannabis Arrest

$15 Million Pot Trafficking Ring Busted

Authorities in New York said they broke up a major marijuana-smuggling ring that shipped $15 million worth of the drug from California over the...
Synthetic Marijuana

Senators Move Against Synthetic Marijuana

The scourge of K2 and other forms of synthetic marijuana is drawing increased attention from Congress. In July, Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat,...
Medical marijuana New York

Medical Marijuana Brings Problems in New York

It was supposed to be a milestone moment in the development of marijuana reform, with medicinal cannabis reaching the nation's largest urban market. Now...