Category Archives: New York City

Mommy and Me Trip to the Weed Maze: Normalizing Cannabis for Toddlers

New York City is sardined with Mommy and Me events ranging from “Typical” (music with Bev at the onesie store) to “Huh!” (drag story hour at the library) and it expands from there. You can take your kid to a fancy lunch with other richies for a couple hundy or take a special unicorn cupcake […]

New York City Cannabis Arrests Nosedive 97%

Just 151 unlucky souls got arrested for low-level marijuana possession in the city of New York this September—as cannabis law reforms begin to take hold in Gotham. Earlier today, the group Drug Policy Alliance released new crime statistics from New York City, where marijuana arrests peaked in 2010. More than 4,300 people got popped for […]

New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy

Despite recent headlines about New York City dropping marijuana possession cases and expunging convictions, NYPD cops and prosecutors are still arresting and threatening people with jail time for cannabis possession. They’re using a legal loophole to do it. Scott Hechinger is a senior staff attorney at Brooklyn Defender Services, one of the city’s largest public […]

New York City’s Higher Standards Elevates the Head Shop Experience

Shacked up in New York City’s bustling indoor Chelsea Market, head shop Higher Standards blends in with the other upscale stores selling designer eyewear, vegan sushi, and swanky hot sauce. And keeping up with its classy neighbors, the Higher Standards flagship store offers its customers an elevated head shop experience catered to their curiosity. Customer-Focused […]