Marijuana

Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 2:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Sooner rather than later. That's the time frame New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy gave for a vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in the Garden State. WEB EXTRA: Legal Pot In The Garden State, Here's What To Expect! During a Facebook Live town hall, the governor said a...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, newly transplanted cannabis cuttings grow in soilless media in pots at Sira Naturals medical marijuana cultivation facility in Milford, Mass. A Connecticut health care worker told a potential nursing home employer she had legally taken medical marijuana to deal with the effects of a car accident. But when a drug test came back positive, the job offer was rescinded. In the latest in a series of clashes between federal and state laws, a federal judge ruled in August that the nursing home violated an anti-discrimination provision of the Connecticut's medical marijuana law. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
October 02, 2018 - 11:49 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New court rulings have favored medical marijuana users trying to keep or obtain jobs at drug-testing employers, an emerging trend after a series of decisions against medical pot users nationwide. The latest ruling came in Connecticut this month, when a federal judge said a...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2012, file photo, then Assistant U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer, backed by representatives of law enforcement agencies, speaks at a news conference in Denver. In an op-ed published in The Denver Post late Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, U.S. Attorney Troyer, Colorado's top federal prosecutor, says his office may take legal action against licensed marijuana business that violate state law or use their status under state law "as a shield" but sell to the black market. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
September 30, 2018 - 12:55 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's top federal prosecutor says his office may take legal action against licensed marijuana businesses that violate state law or use their status under state law "as a shield" while selling their product on the black market. U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer acknowledged that until now...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Sacramento, Calif. Most people under 21 won't be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Brown announced signing Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. The new law exempts law enforcement, members of the military and people with hunting licenses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 28, 2018 - 10:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Most people under 21 won't be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday. It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. State law already bans people under 21 from buying handguns...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2006 file photo, Transportation Security Administration personnel watch as travelers make their way past a container of banned carry-on items at Los Angeles International Airport. Here's another thing travelers can consider bringing when a trip takes them through Los Angeles International Airport: marijuana. A written policy posted by the Los Angeles Airport Police Department after California legalized marijuana in Jan. 2018 says small amounts may now be carried into one of the world's busiest airports. But pot is still illegal under federal law and TSA agents may stop you from carrying it onto a plane. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
September 28, 2018 - 12:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's another thing travelers can consider bringing when a trip takes them through Los Angeles International Airport — marijuana. Just be careful about carrying it onto the plane. A written policy posted by airport police says small amounts of weed may now be brought into one of...
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Lobster file images.
Dreamstime
September 24, 2018 - 11:59 am
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor remains open but has stopped allowing customers to request...
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
September 23, 2018 - 12:31 pm
New York state is hosting three public listening sessions this week in New York City to gather input on proposals to legalize recreational marijuana.
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In this Monday, July 23, 2018, photo as Brooke Adams, 5, comes back from a seizure, her mother Jana calms her after administering a cannabis-based medication (CBD) and oxygen at their home in Santa Rosa, Calif. A judge says the California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported that a judge sided Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, with the family of the child. The Rincon Valley Union School District in Santa Rosa sought to ban the ointment because it contains the active ingredient in marijuana. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
September 22, 2018 - 10:02 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school, a judge ruled Friday. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported that a judge sided with the family of 5-year-old Brooke Adams. The...
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September 22, 2018 - 12:04 pm
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor remains open but has stopped allowing customers to request...
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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez
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September 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More than 3,000 low-level pot summonses were dismissed through a new program from the Brooklyn DA. Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez said as part of his decision to stop prosecuting low-level marijuana cases, he felt compelled to review cases where summonses were already issued and...
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