marijuana

Cuomo’s pot program leaves some with questions
Cuomo’s pot program leaves some with questions
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 1/14/2014 at 4:05PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State still has some a little buzzed. Cuomo mentioned he would launch a state medical marijuana program to help patients, and since then various organizations and supporters of cannabis have applauded the decision, but are calling for more information.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/12/2013 at 8:06AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Plentiful sunshine. High 27. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Mostly clear. Low 22. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Oliver! The Musical  Oliver! The Musical at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City is a refreshed version of this theater classic, presented in a contemporary Steampunk style [...]

Six arrested after cops find weapons, narcotics inside home
Six arrested after cops find weapons, narcotics inside home
News Angy Altamirano 4/06/2013 at 1:30PM

One man and five women have been arrested after cops executed a search warrant and found 10 firearms, a large knife, marijuana and other drugs, according to the NYPD. On Friday, April 5 at 6 a.m. members of the 105th Precinct Anti-Crime Team and Field Intelligence Officers searched a home located at 104-23 210th Street [...]

Man tries to take 30 pounds of pot from doctor
Man tries to take 30 pounds of pot from doctor
News Melissa Chan 2/02/2013 at 11:45AM

The reefer is greener at the doctor’s office. A Brooklyn man was arrested Friday afternoon for trying to take 30 pounds of pot from a South Richmond Hill’s doctor’s office, police said. Marlon Morris, 41, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct after he allegedly attempted to pick up a package of [...]

Cuomo calls for decriminalization of marijuana possession
News Billy Rennison 6/04/2012 at 2:16PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced plans to urge lawmakers to decriminalize the public possession of small amounts of marijuana in New York. Private possession of marijuana is currently a violation and Cuomo said this change would bring consistency and fairness to the law. Carrying less than 25 grams of marijuana in public would become a [...]

Drug bust nets cash, guns, lands 45 in jail
News Toni Cimino 5/18/2012 at 3:39PM

A large-scale bust landed 45 people – alleged members of two drug organizations operating in southeast Queens – in jail on drug, weapons and other charges. The two organizations were allegedly being run by a set of the Bloods street gang known as the “South Side Bloods” and by James “Wall” Corley, an original member [...]

Student sold psychedelic sweets
News Alexa Altman 2/08/2012 at 4:39PM

An impromptu bake sale at a Queens middle school had students tripping and teachers flipping. Twenty students at Intermediate School 208 in Bellerose were caught snacking and getting stoned on marijuana-infused brownies, provided by a fellow student who was selling the goods during school. An eight-grade female whose identify was withheld because of her age, [...]