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New York Pot Arrests

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...

Cuomo's Marijuana Penalty Reduction Proposal Gains Support From Bloomberg, Kelly

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 06.05.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday proposed cutting the penalty for public possession of a small amount of marijuana, a change in state law t...

Pot Arrests An Epidemic In New York

AlterNet | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York -- There are two things that need to be understood about marijuana arrests in New York City. First, possession of less than an ounce of ma...