Four Arrested in Vape, Cannabis Sales

Suffolk County Police arrested three people for selling vape products to underage people and one person for selling cannabis during a compliance check at businesses in the Second Precinct. As part of the department’s “Operation Smoke Out,” Second Precinct Crime Section officers conducted compliance checks Read More …

5 Facing Charges in Vape, Cannabis Sales

Suffolk County Police arrested five people Thursday on charges of  selling vape products, cannabis and alcohol to people under the age of 21 during compliance checks at multiple businesses in the Second Precinct. In response to community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers, checked nine Read More …

Op-Ed: Why Huntington Should Embrace Cannabis Sales, Lounges

The town of Huntington is facing a historic opportunity to join the growing movement of legalizing and regulating cannabis for adult use. By opting into cannabis sales and on-site consumption lounges, Huntington can reap the benefits of increased tax revenue, job creation, public health, and Read More …

Bills Would Send Teen Cannabis Users to Counseling, With Parents

Assemblyman Keith P. Brown has introduced legislation that would require teens caught vaping to attend a counseling program with their parents or guardians. Brown said that the two pieces of legislation he has proposed are designed to address problems that have grown out of the legalization Read More …

6 Charged in Selling Products to Minors in 2nd Precinct

Six people were charged Tuesday with selling cannabis products, vapes/e-cigarettes and alcohol to minors, Suffolk County police said. All of the sales occurred in East Northport, Huntington and Greenlawn. Second Precinct Crime Section officers investigated the sale of cannabis products, vapes and e-cigarettes, and alcohol Read More …

8 Accused of Selling Marijuana Products, Vapes to Minors

Suffolk County Police have arrested eight people for selling marijuana products, vapes and e-cigarettes to minors in the Second Precinct. After numerous community complaints, the department said, Second Precinct Crime Section officers, along with Community Support Unit officers, investigated the sale of marijuana products, vapes Read More …

State Creates Website for Cannabis Office

The state has launched the website for the New York State Office of Cannabis Management, which will oversee the licensure, cultivation, production, distribution, sale and taxation of medical, adult-use and cannabinoid hemp. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday legalizing adult use of  recreational marijuana. Read More …

State Leaders Reach Deal on Legalizing Adult-Use Marijuana

New York State leaders announced agreement early Sunday morning on legislation to legalize adult use of cannabis. The bill would establish the Office of Cannabis Management to implement a framework that would cover medical, adult-use and cannabinoid hemp. The bill would also expand New York Read More …

Cuomo Proposes Legalizing Cannabis, Online Sports Betting

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced two proposals Wednesday designed to increase state tax revenue, one legalizing  cannabis and another that permit online sports betting. His proposals would create an Office of Cannabis Management to oversee both a  new adult-use cannabis program, and the state’s existing Read More …

Cannabis Investment Conference Friday in Melville

The Long Island Capital Alliance will host a conference Friday in Melville on investing in cannabis. The Cannabis Capital Forum will include presentations by companies that are building cannabis businesses and a discussion with investor panelists from several cannabis industry investment funds. The conference runs from Read More …