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New York City Court Seals 360 Cannabis Cases

In a city where 17,000 people typically get arrested every year for cannabis, sealing 360 cases seems like a small first step.

After Budget Setback, What’s Next for Legalization in New York?

Advocates wanted equity measures. Companies wanted to jump the line. Rural counties wanted to opt out. In the end, nobody got anything. Maybe slowing down isn't the worst thing.

High on Pie: We Tried New York’s Cannabis-Infused Pizza

Stoned Pizza delivers infused slices to your door. So we ordered a couple pies. Parties ensued.

Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card

When I got mine after shoulder surgery, it reduced my pain and my opioid intake. Here's a 5-step guide to getting yours.

This Is What White Weed Privilege Looks Like

This week's college cheating scandal is all about wealthy white people gaming the system. They do it with cannabis all the time too.

Legalization in New York? Maybe Not This Year, Governor Says

"I believe ultimately we can get there," Cuomo said. "I believe we must get there. I don't believe we get there in two weeks."

Cannabis Makes Its Modern Art Debut in New York City

At 'Hothouse,' the Museum of Modern Art exhibits cannabis plants as objects of beauty and fascination.

NYC Cracks Down on CBD-Infused Food and Beverages

The city’s Health Department issued warning to any business offering CBD-infused food or beverages: Ditch the CBD or face a fine of up to $650.

Go Inside Brooklyn’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New York legalized medical cannabis four years ago. Brooklyn's first dispensary opened last month. It's about damn time.

Bloomberg Calls Legalization ‘Stupidest Thing Ever Done’

The former New York mayor tied cannabis to the opioid overdose epidemic, just like former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

New York Mayor Comes Out Strong for Legalization With Equity

Some expected Bill de Blasio to give tepid support, but he came out fiery in favor of ending prohibition and righting past wrongs.

New York Gov. Cuomo Says Cannabis Legalization Is a 2019 Priority

In a reversal of his long-held opposition, Cuomo looked at the evidence (and the polls) and said, okay.

New Yorkers Declare: No Legalization Without Social Equity

A two-day conference in Albany set the tone for 2019: Equity must be baked into the law.

New York City Cannabis Arrests Nosedive 97%

New York Police Department policy reforms took effect hard in September.

New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy

State law says THC oil isn't marijuana—so cops are arresting people for it.

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