(NEW YORK) -- Purveyors of legal marijuana are cautiously applauding a Democrat-backed Senate bill to end the federal prohibition of pot, saying their businesses have been stymied by banking regulations that force them to deal in cash and make them a target for thieves. For... Read More.
(New York) — A police officer in Ohio saved the life of a man who was allegedly choking on a bag of marijuana that he reportedly tried to swallow after he was pulled over for speeding. The footage was released by the Ohio State Highway... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The suspension of Sha'Carri Richardson, the sprinter who finished first in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic trials, over a failed drug test for marijuana has already sparked calls from advocates for a change within the international sports world. Although the... Read More.
(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- After Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed the state legislature's bill legalizing recreational marijuana on Tuesday, eyes are now on Rhode Island and New Hampshire as the final holdouts in New England to legalize cannabis. Some marijuana rights advocates told ABC News it's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marijuana sales in Maine have shown no signs of slowing down as the state set another record for monthly sales in May. Sales totaled $5.36 million last month, which is $1 million more than the previous record-breaking month in April, according to... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A ruling last week by the Mississippi Supreme Court has left law experts and state leaders in a state of confusion over the future of medical marijuana, which was overwhelmingly supported by voters in a ballot initiative in November. The judge's decision... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly a decade ago, Linda Greene was having dinner with some of her friends when she heard that marijuana had been legalized for medicinal use in Washington, D.C. Having lived through the 1960s counterculture, she saw an opportunity. Greene opened Anacostia Organics... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the last four months, five states have legalized recreational marijuana, meaning now 30% of the country allows its adult residents to possess and use cannabis. At least two more states are poised to be added to that list following the passage... Read More.
By Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News(ALLEN, Texas) -- The arrest and shocking death of Marvin Scott III in police custody have put a spotlight again on the racial disparities for marijuana arrests.Scott, a 26-year-old Black man, was arrested on... Read More.
By Ivan Pereira, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New York state legislature formally voted to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adults and expunge the records of people previously convicted of possession.Shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the... Read More.
By DR. STEPHANIE WIDMER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- New York State is on the brink of legalizing marijuana for recreational use -- following the footsteps of several other states -- but experts warn it could lead to more overdoses in kids.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Empire State could soon become the 15th U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana.Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced late Saturday night... Read More.