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New York’s governor just took another step toward marijuana legalization

Gov. Andrew Cuomo set up a working group to write a marijuana legalization bill.<p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Thursday took a big step toward legalizing marijuana for recreational use in the state, announcing that he has set up a working group to write a bill implementing recommendations from …

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Congressman Calls on All 50 States to Legalize Marijuana

As more and more states legalize marijuana and the benefits of doing so are becoming more apparent, many people are finally beginning to support …

New York State Department Of Health Says Benefits Of Legalized Pot Outweigh Risks

<b>ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — Proposals to permit recreational marijuana use in New York state took a big step forward Friday when state health …

New York health officials recommend marijuana legalization in report to governor

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter<p>The New York Department of Health has issued a report concluding that “the positive effects of a regulated marijuana market in NYS outweigh the potential negative impacts.”<p>Initiated at the request of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, health officials reviewed the “health, …

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Cuomo Administration Embracing Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

3 hours ago<p>The Cuomo Administration is embracing the legalization of recreational marijuana.<p>The state health department says in a report the …

Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana In New York State

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –</b> Governor Andrew Cuomo and state health officials have released a report recommending the legalization of marijuana in New …

Schumer introduces bill to federally decriminalize marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced a new bill to decriminalize and regulate marijuana at the federal level.<p>The legislation, which the New York Democrat announced back in April, would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, where it is classified among drugs such as …

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Schumer Unveils Marijuana Decriminalization Bill That Would Establish Funding Stream for Women and Minority-Led Pot Businesses

High there, millennial voters.Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Wednesday unveiled a federal marijuana decriminalization bill that would …

What should marijuana opponents do when their cause fails? A lesson from Prohibition

Some day soon, even as sweet, skunky smoke drifts in from the streets outside, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other staunch opponents of …

New York's Pot Study: Legal Pot Is Good, Actually

The state health department will recommend that marijuana be legalized for recreational use.<p>For a long time New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been passionately anti-pot, even calling marijuana a "gateway drug" last year. But a study he commissioned in January has reached another conclusion and …

New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement

ALBANY — New York moved a significant step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana, as a study commissioned by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will recommend that the state allow adults to consume marijuana legally, the governor’s health commissioner said on Monday.<p>The announcement by the commissioner, …

Trump says he'll probably back marijuana protections bill

President Donald Trump's expression of support Friday for legislation that would protect legal marijuana activities in states that have approved the drug is being hailed as a possible sea change in American narcotics policy.<p>Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding …

Jeff Sessions Is Really Going to Hate the World Health Organization’s First-Ever Marijuana Review

The World Health Organization met in Geneva, Switzerland, this week to review a first-of-its-kind report on the health and safety of cannabis, and …

Trump says he is likely to support ending federal ban on marijuana

President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, a major step that would reshape the pot industry and end the threat of a Justice Department crackdown.<p>Trump’s remarks put him sharply at odds with Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on the issue. The bill …

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First 'Watchmen' Set Photos Reveal Don Johnson's Role

Fans have been curious to see exactly how HBO's <i>Watchmen</i> adaptation will come together, and it looks like a new group of set photos have provided a …

Mixbook vs. Shutterfly: Which Photo Printing Service Is Best?

Are you looking to create some fun photo projects, such as a photo book, greeting card or calendar? Over the past few years, Tom's Guide has tested …

Sony planning to bring back the original PlayStation from 1993

Most of us have fond memories of the O.G. PlayStation -- the matte grey gaming console that started it all. Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Tekken and Gran …

How everything on the internet became clickbait

The “Laurel or Yanny?” phenomenon was the logical endpoint of 300 years of American media.<p>Remember Yanny vs. Laurel? It was some science thing that …

Speaker Corey Johnson backs ‘full legalization’ of marijuana

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday that he supports “full legalization” of marijuana and “in the …

Harris Cosponsors Landmark Bill To End Federal Prohibition Of Marijuana

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• Pinterest<br>• LinkedIn<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• E-mail<br>• Reddit<br>• Love This<p><b>Marijuana Justice Act Seeks To Reverse Decades Of Policy That Has Disproportionately</b> …

Harris says she'll back Booker's legislation to legalize marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> California Sen. Kamala Harris said in a tweet Thursday she plans to support her fellow Democratic colleague Cory Booker's legislation to legalize marijuana.<p>She made her announcement in a video for Now This News.<p>Harris said one of the reasons she supports the legislation is …

Decriminalizing marijuana proposal gets 35 House co-sponsors, including St. Louis' Lacy Clay

<b>WASHINGTON •</b> Rep. William Lacy Clay is one of 35 House Democrats co-sponsoring legislation that would decriminalize marijuana in federal statutes and …

Hundreds rally to legalize recreational marijuana

MILWAUKEE, WI (MetroSouce-WSAU) - Six Democrats challenging Governor Scott Walker are getting behind the push to legalize recreational marijuana in …

Audiophiles getting their groove back with vinyl records

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) - Amy Lane grew up listening to the sultry sounds of blues emanating from her parents’ record player, albums from the likes of …

Ryan Reynolds Gets Candid About His Lifelong Battle With Anxiety — and How He Copes

Ryan Reynolds may look cool as a cucumber during red carpet appearances and talk-show interviews, but behind that dazzling smile and goofy demeanor, he's consciously trying to suppress his anxious jitters. The 41-year-old actor is no stranger to opening up about his lifelong battle with anxiety, …

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Businesses are beginning to drop marijuana from drug tests

Many businesses are quietly dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require from prospective employees, AP's Christopher Rugaber reports.<p><b>Why it</b> …

A Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana at the Federal Level Is on Its Way

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is shaking things up in Congress.<p>Put plainly, the cannabis industry is budding worldwide. Cannabis research firm …

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Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that …