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 [...]

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Drug bust at LeFrak City
News Toni Cimino 10/21/2011 at 2:30PM

A seven-month undercover investigation at LeFrak City netted the arrest of 46 people on drug and other charges. The defendants – who range in age from 17 to 63 – are charged with selling crack and powdered cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and other controlled substances, including prescription medications, to undercover police officers on hundreds of occasions [...]