FDA declines to regulate CBD as foods, supplements; calls on Congress for fix
Despite a massive and growing market, the FDA said there’s not enough evidence about CBD to confirm that it's safe for use in foods or as a dietary supplement.
NYPD: 1,300 illegal marijuana stores in NYC
It’s hard to miss the marijuana shops on almost every block in New York City.
Flavored cannabis marketing is criticized for targeting kids
As cannabis shops proliferate, concerns are growing over the packaging and marketing of flavored cannabis that critics say could entice children to partake of products labeled “mad mango,” “loud lemon” and “peach dream.”
Number of ER visits for elderly people using marijuana skyrocket
The number of senior citizens going to emergency rooms for marijuana-related issues has skyrocketed in the past few years.
LA to London drug bust: 9 charged in $6.7M cannabis smuggling operation
Nearly 750 pounds of herbal cannabis was confiscated among the 9 suspects en route from LAX to London's Heathrow Airport.
Passenger claims marijuana candle was 'secret Santa' gift from coworker
TSA officers in Boston noticed something “a bit strange” about the candle, so they opted to take a look inside.
New York's new cannabis reality
There’s now at least one dispensary to buy recreational marijuana legally in New York City, with more on the way.
Recreational marijuana sales start in Conn. Here's what to know
Connecticut's first round of retail cannabis sales for adults 21 and older is starting.
More kids being sickened by marijuana edibles at home: Study
In 2017, there were 200 cases of children being sickened after mistakenly eating marijuana edibles. But by 2021, that number had increased to 3,054.
NY opens first legal recreational marijuana dispensary in Manhattan
New York is turning a new leaf. The first legal dispensary for recreational marijuana in the state is opening Thursday. It's called Housing Works Cannabis Co. and it's located in the East Village.
FDA considers regulating cannabis compound CBD in foods, supplements over safety concerns
FDA is expected to announce plan soon
NY's first legal pot dispensary to open in Manhattan on Dec. 29
Housing Works, a minority-controlled nonprofit in Manhattan that serves people with HIV and AIDS, will be the first of 36 recently licensed dispensaries to begin selling cannabis to the general public.
NYC cannabis crackdown: Mayor promises enforcement through 'education'
After New York legalized the sale of recreational marijuana, dozens if not hundreds of shops around the city began openly selling cannabis products without a license. So what does the mayor plan to do about these unlicensed weed dealers?
New York's first officially licensed weed shop to open near Apollo Theater
The store will reportedly open on 125th Street, right across from the famed Apollo Theater.
It's now legal to possess and use marijuana in Missouri but you still can't buy it
First responders initially tried constructing a ramp and digging a bank in the ice for the horses to climb out, but they were unsuccessful.
Smoke shop busts in NYC
A major concern of the task force is the way unregulated products, especially edibles, are marketed to children with names like Lucky Charmz, spelled with a Z.
New York's first pot crop jeopardized by court fight
New York officials are warning a judge that a court fight over licensing rules for marijuana dispensaries could wind up hurting small farms that just harvested their first cannabis crop.
NY approves first locations to buy recreational marijuana
New York has issued 36 cannabis dispensary licenses for recreational marijuana.
NY cannabis farmers have $750M of weed and nowhere to sell it
According to a report, farmers have nearly 300,000 pounds of the drug waiting to be sold to customers but are waiting on New York's Office of Cannabis Management to approve retail dispensaries.
Study: Weed smokers had more cases of emphysema, inflamed airways than some cigarette smokers
Researchers said that they wanted to bring attention to those who may be under the misconception that smoking marijuana is somehow better for you than tobacco.