New York City’s Persistent Cannabis Dystopia

The post New York City’s Persistent Cannabis Dystopia appeared first on High Times. New York City, despite its liberal reputation, has long been the marijuana arrest capital of the USA. So, many herbal advocates were heartened by the recent poll (carried out by Emerson College on behalf of the Marijuana Policy Project and  Drug Policy Alliance) finding that 62 […]

New York Senator Thinks State Should Be Next to Legalize Marijuana

Brooklyn Law School last week was the epicenter of a growing movement to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in New York. The school’s Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) on November 6 hosted Cannabis Law: From Criminalization to Opportunity, billed by organizers as the largest cannabis policy reform event ever […]

New York’s High Medical Marijuana Prices Are Pushing Patients to the Black Market

New York State passed medical marijuana legislation in 2014, with patients able to purchase their medicine at licensed dispensaries since 2016. This year, the program expanded further, with broadly defined ailments like chronic pain added to the state’s list of qualifying conditions. But even with the expanded qualifiers opening the system […]

New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Is About to Change – Here’s Why

If you want to know why New York is set to change its rules and regulations around medical marijuana, all you have to do is show up at a local dispensary and start talking to patients. But first, be prepared for security. At Manhattan’s first dispensary, located at the foot […]