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High Traffic: The Cannabis DUI Conundrum

While alcohol can be accurately machine tested, there is no effective mechanical field test for weed. Instead, New York is turning to cops.

Politics

On Cannabis Opt-Out, Towns Search Their Souls

Fractious board meetings, strident Facebook posts, political challenges—and that was just one town. How Hastings-on-Hudson served as a microcosm for the legal weed debate.

Politics

New York Moves to Ban Delta-8 THC, In Blow to CBD Market

Products containing the cannabis compound have become popular in recent years. But a lack of regulation and clear federal standing have caused some states to ban it.

Economy

The Gospel of Ganja: A Q&A with Cannabis Activist Steve DeAngelo

The “father of legal cannabis,” who has been fighting to end prohibition for nearly 50 years, outlines his vision for a more inclusive and radically just industry—and how it might change the world.

Social Justice

Changes on High: What to Know about New York’s Recreational Marijuana Law

The effort ties licenses and revenue to social equity—but it’s good for small farmers, too.

Politics

Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

Politics