Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

Marijuana Shouldn’t Be a Crime

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alan I used to turn down pot so I could someday run for Congress By Alan S. Chartock When I was a young man, I refused to smoke marijuana when offered the opportunity. I thought that it might interfere with my future career—at the time, I thought I might like to run for Congress and that [&hellip
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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Reduced Penalty for Public Possession of Marijuana

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Cuomo seeks to loosen marijuana policies, while some lawmakers call proposal too lenient By Paul Bisceglio Get caught with a joint hidden in your pocket in New York and you get a fine. Get caught with a joint tucked behind your ear or lit in your hand and you get arrested. Concealed possession of 25 [&hellip
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DRUG BUST AT AMSTERDAM HOUSES

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Police arrested 28 people March 16 for selling drugs out of the Amsterdam Houses. The accused dealers peddled marijuana, cocaine, crack and heroin, using five buildings in the complex as a hub for drug trafficking. The 13-building complex, which stretches from West 61st to 65th streets, is near several schools, including Fiorello H. LaGuardia High [&hellip
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