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New York Senator Proposes Bill for Federal Decriminalization of Marijuana

New York Senator Proposes Bill for Federal Decriminalization of Marijuana

June 29, 2018, New York Cannabis has finally become a part of the legislative discussion in the federal legislature. Last week, Colorado Senator introduced a bill in Congress to provide an absolute autonomy to states in dealing with their cannabis affairs. This week, New York senator Chuck Schumer, an infamous cannabis activist, has introduced a bill to re-classify the strain in the Federal Control Substance Act.  The proposal, if passed, will definitely be a major milestone for cannabis reforms on the national level.   The Bill Would Change the Federal Law Enforcement Against Cannabis   The gist […]

Will Blasio’s Verbal Directive Reduce Marijuana Arrests in NYC?

Will Blasio’s Verbal Directive Reduce Marijuana Arrests in NYC?

June 25, 2018, NYC Last week,  Instead, they will receive a judicial summons. Blasio is of the thought that it will cut down the number of annual arrests of cannabis by thousands. Some rough estimates suggest that around 10,000 fewer NYC residents will be arrested if the policy is effectively implemented.   It’s More About Racial Inequality  In New York City alone, more than 17,500 cannabis-related arrests are made every year. A large number of […]

New York Approves MMJ as a Prescribed Opioid Alternative

New York Approves MMJ as a Prescribed Opioid Alternative

June 19, 2018, New York New York has seen some substantial marijuana reforms in the last couple 0of months. In fact, last month, the NYC mayor directed the law-enforcement bodies to not arrest people with minor cannabis possessions. Now, the state is going to expand its MMJ program by adding opioid addiction to the list of qualifying medical conditions.  Patients with an opioid prescription can be enrolled in the program to use cannabis as an alternative. The department of health has also promised to improve the availability and […]

New York Assembly Discusses MMJ Care for Pets

New York Assembly Discusses MMJ Care for Pets

May 31, 2018, New York It is heartening to see that the debate on marijuana has become very inclusive. Lawmakers are now also taking about MMJ care for pet animals. For instance, a bill was introduced in the New York legislature in March that entails the legalization of MMJ to treat different medical conditions in pets. It will be soon to say anything whether or not the bill will be approved by […]

NYPD is not Happy With the Mayor’s Directive Against Marijuana Arrests

NYPD is not Happy With the Mayor’s Directive Against Marijuana Arrests

May 24, 2018  When it comes to cannabis reforms, NYC is not an example one would want to bring up. However, with the city mayor’s last week’s ‘executive order’ to decriminalize pot-smoking, things have improved all of a sudden. The decision has been getting a lot of traction from cannabis advocates and opponents both.   One of the primary reasons given by Blasio and the district attorney to take up this measure is to reduce racial disparity in the […]

NYC Mayor Directs the City Police to Stop Arresting Pot Smokers

NYC Mayor Directs the City Police to Stop Arresting Pot Smokers

May 23, 2018, NYC There are many things wrong with how NYPD operates. Among the complaints against the leading law enforcement agency of NYC, disproportionate numbers of cannabis arrests resulting in minority persecution are very frequent. To address this grievance, city mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the local police will not arrest New Yorkers with minor cannabis possessions.   A report released by the New York’s district attorney has analyzed how marijuana laws are being implemented on state and […]

MedMen Opens its First MMJ Store in New York City

MedMen Opens its First MMJ Store in New York City

April 25, 2018, New York City As the movement of getting adult-use marijuana legalized in the state of New York is growing, the country’s well-known cannabis company MedMen has opened its first luxurious flagship MMJ store at Fifth Avenue, the world’s most quintessential retail thoroughfare. Even though the store will sell MMJ products, but its […]

How to start a commercial grow operation in New York

How to start a commercial grow operation in New York

How to start a commercial grow operation in New York: When was cannabis made legal How many marijuana businesses are there currently in the state How much money is there in the marijuana market Growing Operation Owner requirements License and Financial requirements How much does a marijuana growing operation in New York make? Timeframe Links […]

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