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Andrew Weber
June 20, 2019 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Both the state Senate and now the Assembly have passed a proposal to give New York the nation’s most aggressive target for reducing carbon emissions. Under the measure, the state will aim to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2040 while cutting...
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Andrew Weber
June 19, 2019 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — State Sen. Liz Krueger released a statement on Twitter Wednesday revealing that it was clear that legalization of marijuana was not going to pass this legislative session. She said lawmakers “came very close to crossing the finish line, but we ran out of time.” Unfortunately...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at Rev-Up a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. An alliance of large cannabis businesses in the growing global marketplace has a message for the public: We're good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday, June 18, 2019, aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting ethical conduct and responsible pot use. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
June 18, 2019 - 9:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We're good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, issued guidelines aimed at minimizing...
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FILE - This Nov. 27, 2015 file photo shows two marijuana buds displayed for a customer in Denver. A government report released on Tuesday, June 17, 2019 shows that pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 18, 2019 - 4:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month. That's from a nationally representative health survey in 2016-17 and...
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June 16, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Lawmakers have resurrected an effort to legalize marijuana in New York and are reportedly nearing an agreement that could be released as soon as Sunday night.
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In this Thursday, June 13, 2019, photo, Lloyd Nackley, a plant ecologist with the Oregon State University Extension Service, holds freshly picked tops of hemp plants from one of Oregon State's hemp research stations in Aurora, Ore. A unit of wheat is a called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new that a unit of hemp seed doesn't yet have a universal name or an agreed-upon quantity. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
June 14, 2019 - 8:14 pm
AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A unit of wheat is called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new that a unit of hemp seed doesn't yet have a universal name or an agreed-upon quantity. That's one example of the startling...
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John Montone
June 14, 2019 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Brooklyn chef and entrepreneur is offering cannabis-infused pizza to hungry New York and New Jerseyans. Chris Barrett runs Stoned Gourmet Cannabis Pizza, and delivers his wares in the New York and New Jersey area to eager clients, along with gelato, cheesecake, sodas and...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017 photo, Alessandro Cesario, the director of cultivation, works with marijuana plants at the Desert Grown Farms cultivation facility in Las Vegas. Nevada is set to pioneer a law to prevent job-seekers from being immediately rejected for work based on a positive marijuana test. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 12, 2019 - 6:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two backers of a pioneering Nevada law to prevent employers from rejecting job-seekers based on a pre-employment marijuana test cast the effort Wednesday as an anti-discrimination measure in a state where recreational pot sales are booming and rules about legal marijuana...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2019, file photo photo head of cultivation at Loving Kindness Farms Jason Roberts checks one of his marijuana plants in a grow room wearing green lights not to wake them wake them during their night cycle in Gardena, Calif. A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Chelsea Shover of Stanford University School of Medicine and colleagues reported the findings Monday, June 10, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
June 10, 2019 - 4:44 pm
A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected...
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Doug Hood
June 10, 2019 - 10:24 am
A newly published poll from Siena College shows New York state residents strongly support legalizing recreational marijuana but not legislation that would permit driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally.
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