Parents must be told after 1st marijuana arrest under bill

Parents must be notified if their minor child unlawfully possesses or buys marijuana under a bill lawmakers advanced Wednesday, not even a month since Gov. Phil Murphy signed cannabis legislation that explicitly prohibited parental notification.

Medical marijuana in New York

New York State could be the next to legalize recreational marijuana, mainly as a way to help solve the state’s fiscal problems brought on by the pandemic but medical marijuana is already an option for many patients.

Jamaica faces marijuana shortage

Jamaica is running low on ganja.  Heavy rains followed by an extended drought, an increase in local consumption and a drop in the number of marijuana farmers have caused a shortage in the island’s famed but largely illegal market that experts say is the worst they’ve seen.