Pot Arrests Are Way up in New York

New York state has a medical marijuana law, and the Big Apple has enjoyed virtual cannabis decriminalization since 1977. Yet cops in the city continue to arrest minorities at a much higher rate than whit...

New York State Openly Considers Full Cannabis Legalization

New York state legislators this week opened up the idea of fully legalizing marijuana to their constituents. A public hearing aired the pros and cons of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which would...

In New York, Having a Little Weed Will Now Only Get You a Ticket

Maybe New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton spent a little too much time in Los Angeles, where he was chief of police from 2002-2009. Because he just took a page from California's own policy w...

Tenants Rights vs. Marijuana Second-Hand Smoke

Laws in Southern California and New York are strict regarding the transmission of second-hand smoke. In some places you can barely smoke in your own home. If neighbors complain, be prepared to change your ha...

Two New Medical Marijuana TV Ads Directed at New York Politicians

The pro-marijuana organization, Marijuana Policy Project, has crafted two new medical marijuana legislation commercial advertisements that are aimed directly at two of New York's prominent politicians. In th...