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It was designed to reduce crime and corruption. It was the answer to social ills. It would make budgets for prisons more manageable. And it would make the country a better place to live. more
State lawmakers accomplished something this budget season many deemed impossible: They finally legalized marijuana in New York. Effective immediately, anyone older than 21 in New York can legally carry up to three ounces of marijuana and even smoke it in public, although many restrictions on where that’s permitted already are in place. For instance, smoking it in schools or while driving a car remains illegal. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to push a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for people 21 and older into the state budget. It’s the second straight year Cuomo has listed the policy change as a priority in his executive budget, removing it last year with the hopes of passing it as a stand-alone bill that never made it off the ground. more
New York inches closer and closer to outright legalizing recreational use of marijuana. But if and when that happens, Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., believes there should be some ground rules established first. more
Zelda Fassler isn’t going quietly into that good night. She’s living out her golden years on her own terms. Some of that includes keeping her mind sharp and joints limber as an active member of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. It also includes partaking in a ground-breaking treatment using an unorthodox substance she’d never let her kids try when they were younger. more
1. Police said officers with the NYPD’s Narcotics Unit made drug busts at 3424 Kingsbridge Ave. and 3422 Irwin Ave. on Aug. 13. During a fake purchase by an undercover officer on Kingsbridge … more
1. A man, whose age and ethnicity were not reported, had his green 1999 Acura Integra stolen on June 22 at 9 a.m., according to police.  The victim parked his car in front of 3545 Jerome … more
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