With New York State currently trying to fully legalize medical, as well as recreational, marijuana in New York, as nine other states have already done, Pres. Donald Trump recently hinted he’s also reconsidering his stance on the issue. President Trump often has indicated he has a zero tolerance policy for drug abuse, citing his brother’s […]
Pro-pot trend has anti-drug activists concerned: Presentation at Nyack Center to focus on danger marijuana can pose to teenagers
Our Communities Against Drug Abuse (OCADA) of the Nyacks and Valley Cottage will hold an event March 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Nyack Center that will cut against the societal trend toward acceptance of recreational use of marijuana, especially among the young. The free event for parents and teens “Shattering the Myths: Marijuana and the Teenage Brain,” […]
BY DIANE DIMOND So, the federal government is going to crack down on pot, is it? Really? How exactly is that going to work? There are 29 states that have legalized medicinal marijuana, eight of which have also OK’d recreational use. I’m thinking this cat is already out of the bag. There are federal laws […]
Statements below from representatives of Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access and the Marijuana Policy Project A bipartisan bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program passed the Senate Health Committee 15-1 on Tuesday. S 5629 is sponsored by Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) and co-sponsored by […]
Police revealed that Assemblyman Steve Katz (R-Yorktown) was ticketed for marijuana possession on Thursday morning. Police found the herb when Katz was pulled over for speeding. Possession of less than an ounce of marijuana is a minor violation in New York State.