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New York Marijuana Arrests

Saki Knafo

NYPD Still Arresting Large Number Of Minorities For Minor Marijuana Offenses, Despite Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

As a candidate for New York City mayor last year, Bill de Blasio promised to end marijuana arrests, noting that they have “disastrous consequences f...

Christopher Mathias

New York Could Decriminalize Pot For More Than Just White People

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A comprehensive new bill would ensure that marijuana in New York state is decriminalized not only for white people, but for all people, a ...

Saki Knafo

Why New York Is Considering Legalizing Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Back in 1998, 14-year-old Alfredo Carrasquillo and his friends were heading to a Bronx apartment where they planned to smoke pot and liste...

Marijuana Arrests in NYC Cost One Million Police Hours

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

People arrested by NYPD for marijuana possession have spent 5,000,000 hours in police custody over the last decade.

Cuomo Targets Stop-And-Frisk, Low-Level Marijuana Arrests

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

Entering the debate over NYPD stop-and-frisks, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of ...