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Mike Montone
May 15, 2019 - 1:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- The question of whether to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey will be left up to the people. State Senate President Steve Sweeney announced on Wednesday, that a referendum on Election Day in 2020 will ask voters to legalize the drug by amending the state...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
April 22, 2019 - 9:38 am
EAST LANSING, MI (1010 WINS) -- Pot smokers with the munchies devour all sorts of unhealthy foods from sweet to salty to fatty, so you'd think users would be packing on the pounds -- not so. Michigan State University researchers say just the opposite is true. RELATED: New York City Council passes...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, TV personality Martha Stewart attends a special screening of Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns", in New York. Stewart said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. First to come will be offerings for pets. Stewart didn’t specify what those products might be. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)
February 28, 2019 - 6:05 pm
No, you're not smoking something. Martha Stewart has entered the fast-growing — but still legally murky — cannabis market. The domestic diva who brought us hemp yarn is now partnering with Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. to develop new products containing CBD, a compound derived from hemp and...
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Cannabis Harmony Dispensary
Harmony Dispensary
Mike Montone
February 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ran on a promise to legalize recreational marijuana in the state within his first 100 days in office. Murphy’s first hundred days have come and gone, and recreational cannabis still isn’t legal in Jersey, but at Harmony – a medical marijuana...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fertility study finds smoking pot is associated with having a higher sperm count. RELATED: Amid national shift, Baltimore to stop prosecuting marijuana cases | Opioid addiction now eligible for NJ medical marijuana program | Higher education: SUNY to offer minor in...
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December 23, 2018 - 4:18 am
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — 2018 has been called the "year for cannabis" in South Africa. But there are still hurdles before a legal marijuana industry can flourish in an African economic power deemed ideal for large-scale cultivation. Advocates rejoiced at a Constitutional Court decision in...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore. The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil. The head of the Food and Drug Administration says adding CBD to food or dietary supplements is still illegal. President Donald Trump signed a farm bill this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop, but FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a statement saying CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or supplements without approval from his agency. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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Owner of the Sumpter Nugget dispensary, Jenny Long restocks inventory July 2, 2017 in Sumpter, Oregon.
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December 20, 2018 - 1:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (1010 WINS) -- Marijuana enthusiasts may be waking up with big smiles on their faces Christmas morning, depending on what Santa's got stashed in his sack. RELATED: Over 1,400 marijuana warrants thrown out in Brooklyn | Cuomo: 'Let's legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana' |...
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December 17, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (10101 WINS) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune these days on legal pot. RELATED: Legal marijuana could be rolled into Cuomo’s 2019 budget | Cuomo doubles down, says Amazon HQ will cost New York 'nada' | Cuomo on 2020 presidential run: 'I am ruling it out' Last year...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
December 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legal marijuana could get rolled up in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2019 budget. Aides say Cuomo is preparing to introduce a plan for legal pot in New York, the New York Post reports. RELATED: Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana | NJ lawmakers may finally vote on bill...
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