Marijuana

First Time Marijuana Penalties in New York

October 10, 2016

Cannabis laws are swiftly changing across the country. States like Washington, Colorado, and Oregon have fully-regulated, legal marijuana markets. As perceptions change towards the drug, legislature follows. However, marijuana is still an illegal substance in New York. That means you can be arrested, processed, and jailed if you are caught with marijuana. The outcomes of your interaction with the police will differ based on the facts of the case. Still, the point remains – you […] Read On

Is New York City Close to Legalizing Marijuana?

February 18, 2016

In 2014 the Compassionate Care Act was signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. This piece of legislation served to legalize the use of medical marijuana for New York citizens. However, the law was not passed without some limitations. New York’s medical marijuana program did not go into effect until January, 2016. While this has made many recreational users hopeful, medical cannabis users are unsatisfied with the current law. With Manhattan’s first medical marijuana dispensary […] Read On

Jet’s Season Off to a Tough Start

May 21, 2013

The Jets had are coming off a tough year. A poor 6 – 10 record, described by some as humiliating, called for changes this year. So during the off season, the Jets acquired a number of new players, among them running back Mike Goodson. Goodson was signed to a $6.9 million deal, and was projected to be one of the backs in the team’s regular rotation. He previously played for the Carolina Panthers and the […] Read On

New York Legislator Busted for Marijuana

March 18, 2013

A conservative state assemblyman has been busted for possession of pot. Reports say that Steve Katz, a Republican member of the Assembly from Hudson Valley, was stopped last week on the Thruway for speeding – allegedly traveling 80 miles an hour in a 65 mph zone. The trooper says that after he pulled Katz over, he noticed a “slight” odor of marijuana coming from the car. Police add that when he was asked if there […] Read On

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