In another sign of new progressive tilt in New York City politics, the New York Post reported July 8 that Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has announced that he will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana cases.
Governor Andrew Cuomo held an invite-only event yesterday at the New York Academy of Medicine where he and a select group of distinguished guests got to witness the historic signing of New York's medical cannabis bill, officially making it law.
Albany - Governor Cuomo held a press conference Thursday announcing that a deal had finally been reached between his office, the senate majority and the state assembly regarding medical marijuana in New York. The announcement came in the eleventh hour, after a week of neg...
The opportunity to finally add New York to the list of 22 states with some form of medical marijuana program is rapidly coming to a close.
Earlier this week, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D) criticized New York City's mayor and police commissioner for failing to keep their promise to reduce simple pot possession arrests, particularly of minorities.