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Analysis: Will the NYPD Really Stop Frivolous Marijuana Arrests?

New York will take fewer marijuana smokers to police stations starting Sept. 1. Critics say it's too little too late as the public clamors for bigger cannabis reforms.

Action Bronson Just Got a HUGE Skull Tattoo

The city of New York promised to wind down its decades-old war on marijuana Tuesday, with Mayor Bill De Blasio announcing a new policy limiting…

Top New York Lawmaker: Expunge Convictions if Cannabis Goes Legal

"If we're going to get to the point that it's going to be legal, why should people still have trouble getting jobs and have a record for something that is legal?"

Schumer Bill Would Deschedule Cannabis Nationwide

Schumer says he'll introduce the measure next week. But how does it differ from Sen. Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act?

Cynthia Nixon: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is a Racial Issue

"We have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity," said the actor and candidate New York governor.

‘The Case for Medical Cannabis Is Overwhelming’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From enlightened zillionaires to accidentally high executives, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

5 Ways New York City Can Reform Its Outrageous Cannabis Policy

Stop arresting people for cannabis is a basic first step. Also, in general, leave people alone.

Is Cannabis Legal in New York City? Well…It’s Complicated

It's also confusing. Cannabis flower is illegal for patients, but nearly legal for all others. With extracts, it's the opposite.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Making Medical Marijuana Easy in New York With Telemedicine

As New York’s medical marijuana program expands, patients from Buffalo to Brooklyn are turning to telemedicine services to cut wait times and consult with their doctors from home.

Lawyers Walk Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Cannabis Laws

Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail cannabis industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to consult an attorney of their own.

Veterans Are Key as Surge of States OK Cannabis for PTSD

28 states plus the District of Columbia now include PTSD in their medical marijuana programs, a tally that has more than doubled in the last two years.

New York Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said potential beneficiaries include veterans as well as police officers and survivors of domestic violence, crime, and accidents.

She’s Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York

Leafly chats with Hillary Peckham, COO and Founder of Etain, the only women-owned family-run medical cannabis company in New York.

NY to Allow Use of Medical Cannabis Lozenges, Lotions, and More

Health officials announced new regulations that will permit new products, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches.

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