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NYPD Under Fire After Stats Reveal 86% of Marijuana Arrests Are of Minorities

NYPD Under Fire After Stats Reveal 86% of Marijuana Arrests Are of Minorities

NYPD Under Fire After Stats Reveal 86% of Marijuana Arrests Are of Minorities

NYPD officials acknowledged a “troubling” racial gap in people they’re arresting for marijuana — but defended their enforcement efforts, saying they’re responding to residents complaining about people smoking pot.

86 Percent of NYPD Marijuana Possession Arrests Affect Black and Latino New Yorkers

86 Percent of NYPD Marijuana Possession Arrests Affect Black and Latino New Yorkers

On July 11, 2017, the Drug Policy Alliance announced that a report it had commissioned by the Marijuana Arrest Research Project had been released, revealing that marijuana possession arrests under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tenure are marked by a high rate of racial disparity.

NYC Dogs Increasingly Get Into Marijuana Goodies And Pot Stashes

NYC Dogs Increasingly Get Into Marijuana Goodies And Pot Stashes

Apparently, New York City dog owners increasingly are careless with their marijuana goodies and pot stashes, according to an article in the New York Times. “We probably see close to one a day at one of our four hospitals,” said David Wohlstadter of the veterinary chain Blue Pearl. “And we’ve definitely seen an increase in the past couple of years.”

Company Launching Medical Marijuana Delivery in New York

Company Launching Medical Marijuana Delivery in New York

On Jan. 11, 2017, Vireo Health of New York, one of five medical marijuana companies licensed by the state of New York, announced that the New York State Department of Health has approved its medical marijuana delivery program, making it the first company in the state to receive such approval.

GWPH Phase 3 Results

GW Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2016 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on 24 May

LONDON, May 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH), (AIM:GWP), (“GW” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, today announced that Justin Gover, GW’s Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2016 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

New York State of Marijuana

New York and the State of Marijuana

The Big Apple’s take on marijuana as medicine remains ambivalent, despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tentative approach towards clinical trials. He is also playing cute when it comes to sourcing test material. This makes it difficult to find an answer to the question on New Yorkers’ tongues.


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