Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

New York to Remove Penalties for Possession of Marijuana

Responding to criticism that its “Stop and Frisk” policy is racist, the New York Police Department, Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo announced today that they are removing criminal penalties for public possession of small amounts of marijuana. Mayor Bloomberg announced at a press conference today that the new proposed law decriminalizing the public possession of […]