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Marijuana Arrests on the Rise in NYC Despite Mayor’s Lenient 25-Gram Rule

Marijuana Arrests on the Rise in NYC Despite Mayor’s Lenient 25-Gram Rule

Greener Culture June 7, 2016 0

When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new, seemingly lenient city policy for marijuana possession in 2014, weed-inclined citizens likely assumed greener pastures ahead for the future of legalization. However, according

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New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Begins Thursday

New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Begins Thursday

Greener Culture January 5, 2016 0

New Yorkers with cancer, AIDS, Parkinson’s disease or other qualifying conditions will be able to obtain medical marijuana as early as Thursday, 18 months after lawmakers passed what is considered one of the strictest

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Kosher marijuana to go on sale in New York

Kosher marijuana to go on sale in New York

Greener Culture December 31, 2015 0

A New York company says it will soon offer the first certified kosher medical marijuana in order to help serve the dietary and medical needs of the largest Jewish community in the United States.

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New York Now Has an Emergency Weed Program for Qualifying Patients

New York Now Has an Emergency Weed Program for Qualifying Patients

Greener Culture November 13, 2015 0

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the same guy who approved one of the “most restrictive medical marijuana measures in the country,” just made an unexpected move by signing two bills that will reportedly speed

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First NYC Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in in January

First NYC Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in in January

Greener Culture September 11, 2015 0

If there was any doubt about the national momentum on legalized marijuana use in America, consider this. There will be a medicinal marijuana dispensary right off New York City’s Union Square come January 2016.

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Emergency medical marijuana bill heads to N.Y. gov.

Emergency medical marijuana bill heads to N.Y. gov.

Greener Culture June 17, 2015 0

A bill that would expedite access to medical marijuana for severely ill patients in New York will head to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk. The Republican-controlled Senate passed legislation Monday night that would create a

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NY pushes back medical marijuana deadline

NY pushes back medical marijuana deadline

Greener Culture June 1, 2015 0

The state Department of Health has pushed back a deadline to apply for a license to grow and distribute medical marijuana. The new deadline for businesses seeking one of five licenses statewide is now

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NY REFUSES TO LOOSEN UP STRICT MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES

NY REFUSES TO LOOSEN UP STRICT MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES

Greener Culture April 3, 2015 0

The state has refused to loosen up its stringent medical marijuana rules that prohibit the drug from being smoked and only allow it to be used to treat 10 medical conditions. The state Health

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NYPD Announces Shift Away From Small Marijuana Arrests

NYPD Announces Shift Away From Small Marijuana Arrests

Greener Culture November 13, 2014 0

New Yorkers will no longer necessarily be arrested for low-level marijuana offenses, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Bill Bratton said today, announcing that in many cases of possession of the drug, police can

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For Pot, Inc., the Rush Begins

For Pot, Inc., the Rush Begins

Greener Culture November 1, 2014 0

More than a year before the first legal dose of marijuana will be dispensed in New York, a group of entrepreneurs gathered at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square in late October to

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