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New York medical marijuana company to roll out home delivery service in five boroughs – Cannabis News

ALBANY — Home delivery of medical marijuana is coming to the five boroughs.

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A Pot-Themed Bodega Wraps New York City in a Cloud of Pop Art – Cannabis News

A new installation from artist Ron English and High Times magazine examines cannabis culture through a new pop-up in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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Do Fewer Marijuana Arrests Mark a Change in the NYPD's Policing Philosophy? – Marijuana News

NYPD in Times Square. Image: William Hoiles via Wikimedia Commons.

New Yorkers may be toking more brazenly than ever before, but the NYPD says marijuana arrests are the lowest they've been in almost two decades.

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New York opens its first medical marijuana clinics – Marijuana News

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New York's first medical marijuana dispensaries are opening their doors on Thursday, as the state launches one of the most conservative programs of its kind in the United States.

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New York opens its first medical marijuana clinics – Marijuana News

Image: Jean-Hervé Barbié via Wikimedia Commons

New York's first medical marijuana dispensaries are opening their doors on Thursday, as the state launches one of the most conservative programs of its kind in the United States.

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New York to officially launch medical marijuana program Thursday – Marijuana News

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ALBANY — State officials will formally launch New York’s medical marijuana program on Thursday and at least one city pot dispensary expects to be ready.

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New York to officially launch medical marijuana program Thursday – Marijuana News

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ALBANY — State officials will formally launch New York’s medical marijuana program on Thursday and at least one city pot dispensary expects to be ready.

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In New Era for Marijuana, New York Smokers Get Bolder – Marijuana News

Public pot smokers at different locations in NYC. Image: Hilary Swift for The New York Times

It wafts down the pavement, an unmistakable odor more Haight-Ashbury than New York — the tang of marijuana smoke in the city’s streets.

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NYC marijuana arrests drop 40% this year as NYPD mellows out – Marijuana News

NYPD vehicle in Times Square. Image: William Hoiles via Wikimedia Commons

Cops are following through on Mayor de Blasio’s pledge to stop locking people up for carrying small amounts of pot.

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New Yorkers are smoking pot in public like it is no big deal

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The city is getting higher by the day — and we’re not talking about Manhattan skyscrapers.
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NYC medical pot dispensary to open on 14th Street in Manhattan

Christina Leja, Teddy Scott and Norah Scott of Pharmacannis. Image: Lawrence Collins via CNBC.com
 
If there was any doubt about the national momentum on legalized marijuana use in America, consider this. There will be a medicinal marijuana dispensary right off New York City's Union Square come January 2016.
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