Legislation

MRTA

The MRTA and You: 10 Questions about New York’s Marijuana Legalization Bill (via Start Smart NY)The MRTA and You: 10 Questions about New York’s Marijuana Legalization Bill (via Start Smart NY)The MRTA and You: 10 Questions about New York’s Marijuana Legalization…The MRTA and You: 10 Questions about New…

Since 2017, the MRTA bill has been proposed in New York state to legalize cannabis for adult-use. We believe this legislation has everything we need for New York to build a responsible model for this…Since 2017, the MRTA bill has been proposed in New York state to legalize cannabis for adult-use. We believe this legislation has everything we need for New…Since 2017, the MRTA bill has been proposed in New York state to legalize…

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Lawyers disgusted by release of search warrant

Justice for Botham: Law Enforcement and Media Attempt to Slander Murder Victim Over Marijuana (via NORML)Justice for Botham: Law Enforcement and Media Attempt to Slander Murder Victim Over Marijuana (via NORML)Justice for Botham: Law Enforcement and Media Attempt to Slander Murder…Justice for Botham: Law Enforcement and Media…

After the murder of Botham Jean by Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in his own home, some, but not all, of the search warrants that were executed were released to public record. One of which, that…After the murder of Botham Jean by Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in his own home, some, but not all, of the search warrants that were executed were…After the murder of Botham Jean by Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in his…

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How Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis Game

How Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis Game (via Leafly)How Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis Game (via Leafly)How Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis GameHow Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis…

On a balmy summer night in late June, the lobby of Galvanize, a chic urban workspace in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, was filled with fashionable young women, many donning high heels, sharp…On a balmy summer night in late June, the lobby of Galvanize, a chic urban workspace in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, was filled with fashionable young…On a balmy summer night in late June, the lobby of Galvanize, a chic urban…

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Medical

Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated with COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms (via NORML)Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated with COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms (via NORML)Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated with COPD, Other Tobacco-Related…Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated with…

London, United Kingdom: Cannabis smoke exposure, even long-term, is not positively associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, or irreversible airway damage, according…London, United Kingdom: Cannabis smoke exposure, even long-term, is not positively associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer,…London, United Kingdom: Cannabis smoke exposure, even long-term, is not…

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Education

Estimated Tax Revenues from Marijuana Legalization in New York (via NYC Comptroller)Estimated Tax Revenues from Marijuana Legalization in New York (via NYC Comptroller)Estimated Tax Revenues from Marijuana Legalization in New YorkEstimated Tax Revenues from Marijuana…

In just the past six years, voters in eight states and the District of Columbia have passed ballot measures to legalize the adult use of marijuana. At least seven more states may follow suit this…In just the past six years, voters in eight states and the District of Columbia have passed ballot measures to legalize the adult use of marijuana. At least…In just the past six years, voters in eight states and the District of Columbia…

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Education / Legislation

Executive Summary Assessment

NYS: Commissioned Study Calls For Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use (via health.ny.gov)NYS: Commissioned Study Calls For Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use (via health.ny.gov)NYS: Commissioned Study Calls For Legalizing Adult Marijuana UseNYS: Commissioned Study Calls For Legalizing…

In January, in Governor Cuomo’s FY 2019 Executive Budget address, he directed the Department of Health to conduct a study in consultation with other state agencies to review, including but not…In January, in Governor Cuomo’s FY 2019 Executive Budget address, he directed the Department of Health to conduct a study in consultation with other state…In January, in Governor Cuomo’s FY 2019 Executive Budget address, he directed…

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Canadians who smoke marijuana legally

Canadians Who Smoke Marijuana Legally, or Work or Invest in the Industry, will be Barred from the U.S.: Customs and Border Protection official (via The Star)Canadians Who Smoke Marijuana Legally, or Work or Invest in the Industry, will be Barred from the U.S.: Customs and… (via The Star)Canadians Who Smoke Marijuana Legally, or Work or Invest in the Industry,…Canadians Who Smoke Marijuana Legally, or Work or…

Canadians will be barred from entering the United States for smoking marijuana legally, for working in Canada’s legal marijuana industry and for investing in legal Canadian marijuana companies, a…Canadians will be barred from entering the United States for smoking marijuana legally, for working in Canada’s legal marijuana industry and for investing in…Canadians will be barred from entering the United States for smoking marijuana…

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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. speaks at a news conference about dismissing some 3,000 marijunana smoking and possession cases

Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases (via Reuters)Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases (via Reuters)Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana casesManhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000…

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday dropped more than 3,000 open marijuana smoking and possession cases dating back to 1978, saying the action would serve justice and address racial…Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday dropped more than 3,000 open marijuana smoking and possession cases dating back to 1978, saying the action…Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday dropped more than 3,000…

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Cop Congressman Wants To Drug Test All Of His Colleagues On Capitol Hill

Cop Congressman Wants To Drug Test All Of His Colleagues On Capitol Hill (via Marijuana Moment)Cop Congressman Wants To Drug Test All Of His Colleagues On Capitol Hill (via Marijuana Moment)Cop Congressman Wants To Drug Test All Of His Colleagues On Capitol HillCop Congressman Wants To Drug Test All Of His…

A Republican congressman—who also serves as a reserve deputy marshal—is pushing a new proposal that would require all of his colleagues in the House and Senate to undergo random drug testing.…A Republican congressman—who also serves as a reserve deputy marshal—is pushing a new proposal that would require all of his colleagues in the House and…A Republican congressman—who also serves as a reserve deputy marshal—is…

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