New York City

New York Comptroller John Liu Calls for Marijuana Legalization

New York Comptroller John Liu Calls for Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu called for full legalization of marijuana in the city, calling previous marijuana policies a failure.  “It’s time to...
Fake Marijuana Lollipops Sold on NY Streets

Fake Marijuana Lollipops Sold on NY Streets

Marijuana distribution is illegal in New York, so Weed World Candies’ strategy of driving brightly colored vans with their logos and yelling out “Stop by to get high!” to...
Michael Bloomberg Calls Medical Marijuana a “Hoax”

Michael Bloomberg Calls Medical Marijuana a “Hoax”

While appearing on John Gambling’s weekly radio show, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called medical marijuana “one of the greatest hoaxes of all time.” Although Bloomberg has admitted...
New York Marijuana Arrests Predicted to Drop 20% in 2013

New York Marijuana Arrests Predicted to Drop 20% in 2013

New York police and lawmakers have faced backlash in recent months over the city’s stop and frisk procedures, which many claim unfairly target minorities who are in compliance with...
New York Governor Kills Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

New York Governor Kills Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

On Tuesday, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo declared his proposed marijuana decriminalization measure dead after facing extremely mixed reviews from legislators in the state.  The bill would have...