Members of the New York state senate approved legislation by a 58 to 2 vote…
Petitioners seek a declaratory judgment from the state Supreme Court against the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services determining petitioners “rights and privileges under Public Health Law 3369(2).”
Legislation reducing marijuana possession penalties and facilitating the expungement of past cannabis convictions took effect today.
Doug was a passionate advocate for ending America’s failed war on cannabis consumers, and his work with NORML and for the cause spans decades not years. This is a sad loss for his friends and family, the New York cannabis community, and the legalization movement.
Members of the New York City Council approved a pair of municipal bills this week…
Legalization is still possible this year, but only if we continue to put the pressure on our elected officials to get it done.
A.1617, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), has been re-introduced this legislative session. The bill would legalize the adult possession, use, and regulated sale of marijuana.
In news that bodes well for the future of cannabis legalization in the state of New York, both chambers of the state legislature have included legalization language in their annual budget proposals.