Marijuana

Marijuana
Dreamstime
June 19, 2018 - 11:08 am
With a report from the New York State Health Commissioner recommending legalization of marjiuana, the city is planning to dial down enforcement of marijuana laws.
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Dreamstime
June 18, 2018 - 6:51 pm
Legal marijuana in New York may soon be a reality. Health Commissioner Howard Zucker says a long-awaited state report on marijuana, commissioned by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will recommend state legalization.
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Dreamstime
June 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
Recreational marijuana would be legalized and the medical cannabis program would be expanded under new legislation unveiled Friday in New Jersey.
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Dreamstime
May 30, 2018 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- They have all kinds of trade shows at the Javits Center, but the one starting Wednesday is for a relatively new industry -- the legalized marijuana trade. The Cannabis World Congress And Business Exposition will feature a keynote address by longtime medical marijuana...
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Dreamstime
May 23, 2018 - 12:20 pm
JACKSON, Tenn (1010 WINS) -- An Oregon couple featured on the TV show 'Weed Country' have been indicted on charges related to, you guessed it, marijuana. Federal prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in Jackson have charged Michael and Tawni Boutin of Medford, Oregon with possessing pot with...
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In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, CEO and co-founder of THC Staffing Group, a recruitment firm that encourages a more diverse cannabis industry workforce, smells some cannabis flowers at Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, Calif. Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business. But they still face a so-called grass ceiling as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 22, 2018 - 2:50 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists about 15 years ago, she could count on one hand all the women in a room of older men. The lack of diversity struck the then-college student, who remembers feeling out of place but also determined to...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
May 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Smoke em if you got em? Mayor de Blasio wants cops to stop arresting people for smoking pot in public... Think it’s a good idea? https://t.co/UtsasX8k8m — 1010 WINS (@1010WINS) May 21, 2018 Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants the NYPD to stop arresting people for smoking pot...
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May 19, 2018 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The effort to keep marijuana smokers out of jail is ramping up in New York City. A rally was held at the National Action Network in Harlem on Saturday morning where the Rev. Al Sharpton said, more black and Latino residents are being arrested than white people, and called...
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's word of another move towards legalizing marijuana in New York. The New York Post reports, that state Democrats are planning to pass a resolution to endorse the idea at their nominating convention next week. The move comes following calls for legal pot in New York...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
April 22, 2018 - 4:54 pm
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) has gone beyond her backing of legalized marijuana and expunging marijuana possession convictions.
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