By Rev. Al Sharpton In the initial years of the Green Rush—the push in New York and the nation for medical marijuana and decriminalization—some cruel ironies were politely ignored by Continue Reading →
Marijuana could be New York’s next cash crop.
From Bertha Lewis, President and Founder of The Black Institute: “I applaud Senator Chuck Schumer‘s decision to listen to the voice of the people and announce a plan to decriminalize marijuana at Continue Reading →
NY Post reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid the groundwork Thursday for legalizing marijuana in New York, saying neighboring states already have, or are about to, so “for all intents Continue Reading →
Hello MD reports for many people, smoking flower is the first and only thing that comes to mind when they think about consuming cannabis, but the reality is there are many Continue Reading →
At the monthly cannabis industry meetups that have sprung up around New York City since the state legalized medical marijuana in 2014, aspiring entrepreneurs often discuss solutions to a glaring Continue Reading →
By Council Member Mark Levine Too many of those who stand to benefit the most from medical marijuana will face the highest barriers to access.
Looking to crack down on the synthetic marijuana rage, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito detailed a new bill Saturday that would make peddling the drug a crime.
NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York.
A spate of hospitalizations linked to synthetic “marijuana” led city officials to issue a warning Friday about the risk of consuming the herbal products that are often labeled as “incense” Continue Reading →
New York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment—though it will have one of the most restrictive programs in the country.
Washington on Tuesday became the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor’s note as eager customers who lined up outside stores made Continue Reading →
‘This really is a time when there should be laboratories of democracy,’ former president says Former Harlem resident and President Bill Clinton, who once famously said he smoked marijuana but Continue Reading →
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the state Senate and Assembly struck a deal Thursday to legalize some forms of medical marijuana.
This week, Governor Cuomo is expected to announce that those with Cancer, Glaucoma and certain other illnesses from Harlem to East Hampton will have access to medical marijuana.
By Lil Nickelson The “legal weed” or cannabis industry is growing so fast that it has been called the “Green Rush” of the 21st century as the California “Gold Rush” Continue Reading →
NY Daily News reports that a group of African-American clergy wrote to gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, ripping her comment that legalized pot licenses could serve as reparations for the drug war and Continue Reading →
NYDaily News reports that some smokin’ straphangers took the high line to Harlem this weekend.
This week, the New York City Council held a joint hearing to discuss the city’s cannabis enforcement policies after activists decried an increasing number of minorities being arrested for pot possession, Continue Reading →
Crains NY reports that within the first two weeks of 2018, the state’s medical marijuana industry went from panicking over an existential threat from the federal government to contemplating what Continue Reading →
As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some Continue Reading →
William December “Billy Dee” Williams Jr., born in Harlem on April 6, 1937 -, is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer.
NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (above) and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that graduates of a City program will be hired to help individuals Continue Reading →
In 2016, Drug Policy.com reported that, “Though low level marijuana possession arrests have declined, the arrests remained racially disparate, with 88% of people arrested being Black and Latino (with a Continue Reading →
Tupac Amaru Shakur June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.