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New York Senator Plans To Introduce General Legalization Bill

With medical marijuana becoming a reality in the Empire State just this past summer, some feel that the time to push for the legalization of general use marijuana is now. New York Senator Liz Kreguer, a democrat who has been representing Manhattan for over a decade, said Sunday that she will introduce a bill...

Whoopi Goldberg Voices Dissatisfaction With New York Medical Marijuana Law

Recently New York’s medical marijuana program got a new supporter, or critic, depending how you look at it. Last weekend, actress, comedian, and co-host of the television show “The View”, Whoopi Goldberg wrote in the well known marijuana blog “The Cannabist” that she felt New York’s medical...

New York Marijuana Candy is a Ridiculous Controversy

There’s a controversy brewing in Buffalo, NY over stores selling marijuana shaped candy.  Novelty Company Kalan LP based out of a suburb of Philadelphia is marketing “Pothead lollipops,”  “Pothead Ring Pots,” and “Pothead Sour Gummy Candy.” These candies are all shaped like marijuana leaves...

New York Cops Finally Told to Stop Illegal Marijuana Arrests

New Yorkers can revel in their glee – police are officially forbidden to commit atrocious acts of entrapment. The extent the police have overstepped their bounds is almost comical in this case, if it weren’t so infuriating. Marijuana is decriminalized in New York to the degree that indulgers can...

When Marijuana Hysteria Trumps the Welfare of Children

What amounts to state-sponsored kidnapping seems to be a daily occurrence in America. A New York Times report reveals the scary situation within the city, and most places in the United States. Parents are found to have any amount of marijuana in their home, perhaps an amount not even prosecutable, and their...

Why New York Marijuana Reform is Poised to Happen Soon

Should anyone need more proof that marijuana reform is in the New York air, the NYC City Council has just introduced a resolution aimed at stopping the police department’s sickening pattern of abuse against marijuana users and minorities. Since 2002, when Mayor Michael Bloomberg took over, there have...

New York Medical Marijuana is Coming

It appears that Governor Christie’s decision to give the go-ahead to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has had quite an impact on his neighbors. Ever since the news broke, New York has seen a big revival of the medical marijuana debate. First, state Senator Diane Savino wrote a letter to...