New York

NYPD Outreach Targets Neighborhoods Where Pot Laws Hit the Hardest

News – High Times After decimating communities of color for decades with low-level pot arrests, the NYPD and its top brass are attempting outreach in the neighborhoods where the war on drugs hit the hardest.   According to recent reporting from Bklyner., the NYPD’s efforts are based around educating those neighborhoods about the new rules since […]

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Eight Months After Ban, Food And Drink With CBD Is Still Being Sold In NYC

News – High Times NEW YORK (AP) — Food and drink are still being sold with CBD in New York City, months after health officials banned restaurants and cafes from selling edibles spiked with or accompanied by the trendy cannabis derivative because of safety concerns. The city’s health department surprised bakeries, restaurants, coffee shops, and […]

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Governor of New York Urges Neighboring States to Work Together on Cannabis Policy

News – High Times ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Democratic governor this week urged neighboring states to work together on recreational marijuana policies that also address vaping products. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned Wednesday to travel to Connecticut to meet with the state’s Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont. In interviews Tuesday, Cuomo blamed the […]

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Verizon will bring its 5G network to NYC on September 26th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jack Thomas – Gran Turismo via Getty Images If you live in New York, you’ll soon have the chance to see for yourself whether 5G is worth the hype. On Thursday, September 26th, Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) will expand its 5G network to include sections of the Big Apple. As […]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Wants To Ban Flavored E-Cigs By Emergency Order

News – High Times New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has jumped in with other politicians to demand a quickly-enacted ban on flavored tobacco vaping products. His Sunday announcement came in the midst of a little-understood string of vaping-related deaths by severe lung disease, despite the fact that some of the dead were known to have […]

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New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Brendan McDermid New York isn’t waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an “emergency executive action” that will ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The move will see the state Department of Health’s Commissioner hold an urgent meeting with the Public Health […]

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NY Department Of Financial Services Issuing Subpoenas Against Opiate Suppliers

News – High Times The New York Department of Financial Services has announced that it will be issuing dozens of subpoenas to individuals and companies associated with the pharmaceutical opioid industry. State Governor Andrew Cuomo did not mince words when referring to the pharmaceutical companies’ tendency to obscure their products’ highly addictive nature. “I’ve seen […]

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Cannabis Fashion Comes to New York Fashion Week

News – High Times With some of the country’s harshest marijuana laws, Arkansas would seem to be far from an ideal location for cutting edge cannabis-related projects. The state is also not among the places that first come to mind when you think of a home base for a fashion innovator. But it is both […]

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NYC’s first self-driving shuttle service launches tomorrow

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Optimus Ride Beginning tomorrow, Optimus Ride will run six autonomous shuttles in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. While other companies have tested self-driving shuttles in New York City, Optimus Ride claims this is the first self-driving vehicle system to launch in both the city and the state. Optimus Ride has an […]

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Apple taps renowned artists for AR art walks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple Apple has been pushing its way into the world of augmented reality for years. Now, it wants to get more users involved. Working with artists like Nick Cave, who you might remember from the Alan Wake soundtrack, Apple has installed AR art in public spaces in San Francisco, New […]

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