Founder Of Nation’s First Black-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Keynote “The Business Of Cannabis”

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 atEmmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY NEW YORK:  Chanda Macias, MBA, PhD, a Washington, D.C.-based cell biologist and patient advocate who founded National Holistic Healing Center and Chairwoman and acting CEO of Women Grow, LLC, will be keynote speaker at a free day-long conference aiming to help New Yorkers of color to join the ranks of those Read the full article…

NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally Is May 5th

The 47th Annual Parade starts in Midtown and marches to Union Square Park for an afternoon rally NEW YORK: New York’s longest running annual pro-cannabis event, established by The Youth International Party (Yippies) in 1971, the NYC Cannabis Parade and Rally, returns for its 47th year on May 5.   A powerful roster of elected officials, including two state Read the full article…

Company Leasing Space For Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Downtown Brooklyn

NEW YORK:  A Long Island company vying for a state license to distribute medical marijuana has leased space in Downtown Brooklyn, Crain’s first reported Thursday. PalliaTech Inc., a producer of marijuana-based pain medications, is looking to move into the second floor of 425 Fulton St., between Pearl and Jay Streets, where it will take up 3,000 square Read the full article…

Legalize Now NY Hosts Legalization Talks And Live Music

By Rich Woznicki NEW YORK: Last night, advocacy group Legalize Now New York hosted talks from local politicians, advocates, and had a surprise visit from Redman at the Bell House in Brooklyn for the event.  In attendance were all the  likely suspects from the New York legalization movement, veterans like Troy Smit of Empire State NORML, NY Read the full article…

Proposal To Limit Prosecutions Of Marijuana Cases In Brooklyn

NEW YORK:  The Brooklyn district attorney’s office will stop prosecuting people arrested on charges of possessing small amounts of marijuana, according to a confidential policy proposal that the district attorney, Kenneth P. Thompson, sent to the New York Police Department this month. The policy is part of a broader push on the part of Mr. Read the full article…

In Brooklyn, Proposing to End Prosecutions for Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

NEW YORK: The Brooklyn district attorney’s office will stop prosecuting people arrested on charges of possessing small amounts of marijuana, according to a confidential policy proposal that the district attorney, Kenneth P. Thompson, sent to the New York Police Department this month. The policy is part of a broader push on the part of Mr. Read the full article…

‘Newlyweeds,’ Both An Ode And Cautionary Tale About The Joys And Pitfalls Of Pot-Smoking

NEW YORK:“Newlyweeds” isn’t for everyone. A film billed as a cool stoner dramedy, it arrives wrapped in a haze of marijuana smoke, as much a tribute to getting “wild blazed” as it is a cautionary tale about the wages of addiction. Rough around the edges, its schematic plot often awkwardly obvious, this fish-nor-fowl hybrid may Read the full article…