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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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New York’s Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

News – High Times New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a historic bill on Monday to decriminalize the possession of cannabis. “Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by laws governing marijuana for far too long, and today we are ending this injustice once and for all,” he said. In 30 days, New Yorkers will […]

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Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Mike Stewart The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York’s Department of Financial Services over its massive 2017 data breach. It will pay between $575 million to […]

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New York Legislators Vote to Pass Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

News – High Times Unable to pass an anticipated bill to legalize marijuana in the state, New York’s state Senate and Assembly passed a bill on Thursday night to decriminalize the drug. Under the new regulation, small scale cannabis possession charges would be roughly equivalent to getting a parking ticket; $50 for under an ounce […]

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New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk’s Not-A-Flamethrower

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company’s Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state’s Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and legislators very explicitly singled out […]

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New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

Mashable Saavon Smalls 11 minutes ago As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes. Read more here. Go to Source

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