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Marijuana Arrests Plummet in New York City

Marijuana Arrests Plummet in New York City

Just a few years ago New York City was the cannabis arrest capital of the world. Over a 20-year period the NYPD made almost 700,000 marijuana arrests, the vast majority of which involved minority suspects despite the fact that marijuana use is roughly level when broken down by race.

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New York Gets Compassionate Without Weed

New York Gets Compassionate Without Weed

New York opens its first medical marijuana dispensary today. That is some pretty awesome news for patients that have been sorely missing compassion in a state that is often in the news for marijuana and generally notorious for drug crime. Though, when you hear "medical marijuana," please do not confuse it for the kind of access that is associated with, say, California's long-standing legislation.

Lifestyle
Who...Is Smoking Pot at My Concert?

Who...Is Smoking Pot at My Concert?

Last week one of the longest lasting bands in music today took the stage at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, NY. The crowd was excited to see The Who, who was celebrating its 50-year anniversary as a band. The band kicked in, playing their hits. But soon, according to reports, things began to go wrong. The Who’s lead singer, Roger Daltrey, started to lose his voice.