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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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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.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
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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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...
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medical marijuana
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David Madden
March 12, 2019 - 12:22 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After months of political wrangling, there’s a deal in place to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey. That deal, reached between the governor and leaders in the legislature, now goes to the state General Assembly and Senate, where its fate is not certain...
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October 25, 2018 - 7:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several kids were sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after eating snacks brought to school by a classmate. Police believe the treats were laced with marijuana. A student went to the school nurse's office, apparently hallucinating, after eating a cereal bar at...
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Synthetic Marijuana
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Tony Romeo
October 09, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state House committee Tuesday morning advanced a bill that would reduce the penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but final passage in the current session of the legislature is unlikely. The bill would make possession of less than 30 grams of...
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In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, marijuana plants flourish under breathtaking vistas of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains near Ashland, Ore.
Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, File
June 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot...
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