Marijuana

Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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September 18, 2018 - 11:59 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego's...
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September 17, 2018 - 2:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With its soda sales slumping, Coca Cola is considering a move into the growing market for cannabis infused drinks. The company said it's closely watching the growth of CBD as an ingredient in wellness beverages. CBD is a component in marijuana that does not produce a high,...
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Marijuana
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September 12, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Over 3,000 low-level New York City marijuana cases have been thrown out in a single morning, at the request of Manhattan's top prosecutor. The dismissals further a shift away from arresting and prosecuting many people for small-time pot offenses in the nation's biggest city...
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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
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September 12, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Thousands of New Yorkers got a reprieve on Wednesday, after being arrested on pot charges. The cases stem from outstanding arrest warrants for misdemeanor marijuana use. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said some cases date back to 1978. All of the warrants were for...
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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
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September 06, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- As more states move toward legalization of marijuana a new study finds about 9 percent of U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used pot at least once during the survey year. Three percent of those over 65 say they have. Study author Joseph Palamar, an associate...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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September 05, 2018 - 6:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the state has received 146 applications for up to six slots for new medical marijuana dispensaries. The Democrat announced Wednesday that the expansion will "remove barriers" to medical marijuana. It's the latest development since Murphy...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:39 am
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say employees at a Florida thrift store found 5 pounds of marijuana while sorting clothing donations. WTVT-TV reports the Sarasota thrift store workers were sorting clothing donations when they discovered a brown paper bag inside a plastic tote. A Sarasota Police...
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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
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September 01, 2018 - 5:07 pm
A new marijuana police goes into effect Saturday throughout the five boroughs.
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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August 30, 2018 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo got the ball rolling Thursday on a push to legalize recreational marijuana use. He announced a series of 15 listening sessions around the state in September and October to get community input on marijuana legislation that state lawmakers might consider in...
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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
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August 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey prosecutors cannot categorically decriminalize marijuana, though they can use discretion when pursuing such cases, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday in newly published guidance. The nearly nine-page guidance for municipal prosecutors comes as the...
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