marijuana

Marijuana plants
Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File
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...
Read More
Marijuana plant
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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...
Read More
Marijuana plant
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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 “...
Read More
Jeremiah Triplett
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...
Read More
Rice krispie treats.
bhofack2/Getty Images
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...
Read More
Dreamstime
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...
Read More
CBD oil
Jennifer Lett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
April 02, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Associated Press) — With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will hold a public hearing May 31 to gather more...
Read More
Marijuana plant
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
David Madden
March 30, 2019 - 5:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey legislators failed to take up the issue of legalizing adult use of marijuana after it became clear there were not enough votes in the state Senate to pass it. So what’s the next move for supporters of the idea? Scott Rudder, a former state legislator who...
Read More
A study shows marijuana is sending more people to the emergency room in one large Denver hospital.
Tony Dejak/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 9:27 pm
Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver area hospital. Marijuana-infused foods and candies, called edibles, also led to trouble...
Read More
A study shows marijuana is sending more people to the emergency room in one large Denver hospital.
Tony Dejak/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 9:27 pm
Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver area hospital. Marijuana-infused foods and candies, called edibles, also led to trouble...
Read More

Pages