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  1. the city politic
    The Queens Native Tasked With Making Legal Weed WorkChristopher Alexander is building New York’s budding market from scratch.
  2. marijuana
    Chuck Schumer Is a Weed Warrior NowThe Senate majority leader is embarking on a noble but quixotic effort at federal legalization.
  3. business
    Who’s Getting Rich From Weed Legalization in New York?Legal protections for minority-owned businesses are robust, but due to the nature of the industry, large sums of cash could still flow to big firms.
  4. democratic party
    Democrats Have a Problem. ‘Workers, Wages, Weed’ May Be the Answer.The party needs a clear national brand with strong appeal to non-college-educated voters.
  5. early and often
    It’s Been a Historic Election for MarijuanaThe country is going to pot, but not in the way you think.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    Canada Would Like Its 48,000 Pounds of Lobster BackAnd other weird crimes up north.
  7. weed
    Ohio Voters Defy Nick Lachey, Reject Legalized MarijuanaAdvocates say people are against creating a corporate “marijuana monopoly,” not legalization itself.
  8. bill de blasio’s new york
    The NYPD Probably Wants You to Think That de Blasio Smokes WeedMakes sense!
  9. bill de blasio’s new york
    Mayor de Blasio Says He Hasn’t Gotten High at Gracie Mansion, Specifically Once again: The last time he smoked weed was in college!
  10. weed
    Colorado Launches More Laid-back Marijuana PSAsMakes sense.
  11. weed
    Study Confirms What You Suspected About ColoradoThey love weed.
  12. weed
    Lawsuit Filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma Seeks to Harsh Colorado’s Mellow Not cool, guys.
  13. bill de blasio’s new york
    A Guide to NYC’s New Marijuana Policy Starting November 19, the NYPD will start making fewer arrests for possession of small amounts of pot.
  14. edibles
    Colorado Hates Happiness, Wants to Ban Pot BrowniesWe know who to blame …
  15. high times
    What Obama Can Do to Loosen Marijuana Laws, Even Without CongressCan the stroke of an admitted stoner’s pen change drug policy forever? Yes, it can.
  16. weed
    The New York Times Endorses Legal Weed“Repeal prohibition, again.”
  17. weed
    Brooklyn District Attorney Finally Gets to Stop Prosecuting Small-Time Pot BustsKenneth Thompson has been working on this for a while.
  18. neighborhood news
    Prospect Heights Weed Farm Goes Up in SmokeThere was a fire.
  19. bill de blasio’s new york
    Weed Arrests Finally on the Decline in NYCLittle by little, after a peak of more than 50,000 people arrested in 2011.
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn District Attorney Will Stop Prosecuting Small-Time Weed BustsAccording to a memo sent to the NYPD.
  21. weed
    President Obama Says Sensible Things About Marijuana Legalization“I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.”
  22. weed
    New York Assemblyman Steve Katz’s Evolution on Weed Is Complete Sometimes it just takes an arrest to change your mind.
  23. weed
    Governor Cuomo Reportedly Set to Allow Medical Marijuana in New YorkA limited amount.
  24. recreational drug use
    Colorado Is Now Officially the Chillest State in AmericaLegal sales of recreational pot began on Wednesday.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘Subway Vigilante’ Busted for Selling PotThe eighties are back, sort of.
  26. crimes and misdemeanors
    3-Year-Old Girl Did Not Intentionally Bring Fourteen Bags of Weed to SchoolAn adult put the stash in her backpack and somehow forgot about it.
  27. daily lintel
    Here’s Some Weed Named After Jeremy Lin It’s about time.
  28. drugs
    Pat Robertson Is Pro-Pot, ManThe hateful evangelist is chilling out a little bit.
  29. drugs
    Six-Foot-Tall Marijuana Plants Discovered in the BronxBy the police, that is.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD to Leave at Least One ‘Weed Man’ Alone Times Square’s “Help! I Need Money for Weed!” guy has a judge on his side now.
  31. drugs
    Kids Still Dig MarijuanaMaybe more than ever.
  32. potting soil
    Miracle-Gro Tries to Figure Out How to Break Into the Pot BusinessMarijuana, that is.
  33. weed
    New York Spends a Lot of Money on WeedWell, arrests related to weed, anyway.
  34. mine over matter
    The Chilean Miners Smoked Weed UndergroundThere was porn involved, too.
  35. stoners
    Pothead Arrested for Asking a Perfectly Reasonable Question“I was just growing some marijuana, and I was just wondering how much trouble you can get in for one plant.”
  36. genius plans
    Smart Drug Dealers Know Their Target AudienceThey had weed and cocaine; who could they sell it to? Ah, ‘Village Voice’ readers.
  37. jersey fresh
    Medical Marijuana Could Hit the Streets of New Jersey by SpringIt won’t get you super-high.
  38. odd juxtapositions
    Police Prevent Hipsters From Breaking Each Other’s Faces/Helping the ChildrenNYPD raids a charity event.
  39. white men with money
    George Soros Turning Against Obama?“If this president can’t do what we need, it is time to start looking somewhere else.”
  40. white men with money
    George Soros Thinks This Could Be the Year the Female Condom Takes OffThe billionaire hedge-fund manager might have been disappointed by yesterday’s vote on pot, but is pinning his hopes on the FC2.
  41. stoners
    George Soros: Legalize ItThe billionaire philanthropist lays out his reasons for why Prop 19 is a good idea.
  42. bogus
    Hedge-Fund Executive Explores Other Growth OpportunitiesAn executive at a Connecticut hedge fund is arrested for cultivating a huge amount of pot.
  43. neighborhood news
    Store Clerk With a Heart of Gold Sold Bongs of GlassMohammad “Mo” Sohail was busted for selling drug paraphernalia the day before he showed compassion to a robber.
  44. gossipmonger
    Is Michael Phelps Losing His Mojo?Why don’t people recognize him at Marquee anymore?