Cuomo pushing for NY, NJ, Conn. to have same marijuana policies

On a radio program on Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said it makes sense for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to have a uniform policy regulating recreational marijuana for adults to avoid users driving from state to state to get the best deal. 

Hemp farm

Even though it's the off-season and no plants are in the ground, the CBD business for farmer David Falkowski is year round and booming.

CBD-infused foods banned

New York City Health Department is ordering restaurants to stop offering products containing CBD, deeming it an unsafe food additive. Since 2011, Dr. Orrin Devinsky of the NYU Epilepsy Center has been involved with research involving CBD oil.

CBD food crackdown

CBD is under attack. The New York City Health Department is banning it from any restaurant or bar that adds it to food and drink because it is not approved for use as a food additive.

Embargo on CBD-infused foods?

Officials from the city's Health Department set aside about $1,000 worth of her CBD edibles at Fat Cat Kitchen during a routine inspection. They sealed the products in her own plastic bag with a note that says "Embargoed."

NYC marijuana plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio released a report Thursday by his Task Force on Cannabis Legalization which was convened to create a guide for the city's preparation for the potential legalization of pot.

Marijuana in New Jersey

Lawmakers held hearings at the New Jersey Statehouse over the legalization of recreational marijuana on Monday.  The bill known as "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act" would legalize the possession and personal use of one ounce or less of marijuana for people at least 21 years old.

Legal cannabis in New York?

The debate over making marijuana legal continues to be a heated one. New York officials wanted to hear from the public on legalizing recreational marijuana. The majority of the people who spoke were in support.

Good Day Café: CBD-infused cuisine

George Csonka is the owner of Adriaen Block restaurant in Astoria, Queens. He shows off some of his CBD-infused dishes and drinks. Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is extracted from cannabis plants. CBD does not contain THC so it does not make you high. But some studies suggest CBD may help relieve stress and give you a mellow vibe.

CBD-infused Coca-Cola?

Coca-Cola is reportedly in talks with a cannabis producer to make CBD-infused beverages to help ease drinkers' inflammation and pain. Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a family physician and associate professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, talked to Fox 5 News about this idea.

Cannabis oil controversy

Aiden Stephen, 5, takes cannabis oil to help prevent his epileptic seizures. Aiden's cannabis doctor says he was having 2,000 seizures a month and had to wear a helmet. But now Aiden's seizures have been reduced to about five per month—thanks to cannabis oil.

NJ medical marijuana review

Gov. Phil Murphy is ordering his administration to review New Jersey's medical marijuana program, which he says has been stifled over the past eight years. The Democrat signed an executive order on Tuesday. He says the program has been difficult to access and the state will not deny compassionate care to people any longer.