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May 20, 2019 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking point and selling point this year in New York and...
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Medical marijuana.
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David Madden
May 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy Administration says come Monday the New Jersey medical marijuana program will be undergoing some changes. These changes were announced just before the move to legalize recreational marijuana was killed in favor of a proposal to change the state’s...
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May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We know that smoking causes cancer and it’s one of the concerns that many people have when they talk about the increased popularity of e-cigarettes and the...
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David Madden
May 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey lawmakers have ceased efforts to push for a bill to pass recreational marijuana in the Garden State. The measure will now be up to voters in 2020. State Senate President Steve Sweeney has been pushing since February to try and muster enough votes needed to...
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David Madden
May 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hopes for a vote on recreational marijuana in New Jersey this month — as promised by proponents of the concept — are all but gone. And it appears voters may get to decide on the question. A source has confirmed what has been speculation in Trenton: There is “...
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Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 01, 2019 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 30-year-old music teacher at Archbishop John Carroll High School is free on bail following his arraignment on charges that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student, and that he gave her and others marijuana edibles during school. Jeremiah Triplett...
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Mike DeNardo
April 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators are trying to find out how snacks — possibly containing drugs — found their way into a West Philly elementary school, sickening three students who ate them. Three seventh graders at Martha Washington Elementary school had to be taken to Children's...
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hemp leaves on wooden background, seeds, cannabis oil extracts in jars
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April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Industrial hemp and marijuana are different varieties of the cannabis plant. Marijuana is cultivated because of its production of the psychoactive plant chemical THC. Industrial hemp is cultivated for fiber, seed and...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, a participant takes a very smoky puff from a marijuana cigarette during at meet and greet at "Tommy Chong's Live, Love, and Smoke Tour hosted by GreenTours in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles.
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April 19, 2019 - 3:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it. No, Hallmark doesn't yet have a card to mark "420." But many...
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David Madden
April 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As New Jersey legislators wrestle with whether to legalize adult-use marijuana, health officials in the state have issued a report suggesting that demand for medical marijuana is high enough that the program must expand to help those in need. There are a half-dozen...
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