Bill de Blasio
New York City's mayor held a press conference Sunday announcing that smoking and vaping increases potential risk for COVID-19.
With the recent movement New York has experienced in the cannabis space, all eyes are on this massive market and its potential profits, trends, tax generation, and cultural impact.
The de Blasio administration addressed the figures in a statement, admitting more need to be done to address criminal justice reform.
In a report the Health department stated that the "positive effects" of legalization "outweigh the potential negative impacts." In addition, the report recommends expunging the criminal records of New Yorkers in any cannabis-related convictions.
Bill O'Reilly, the disgraced former host of Fox News' "O'Reilly Factor," is no fan of Democratic politicians. And he certainly is no fan of marijuana.
On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the New York Police Department will unveil a plan within 30 days to drastically reduce arrests for marijuana possession.
Marijuana consumption rumors have followed around New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for some time now and there is a reason for it.
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This quarantine phenomenon isn't having much success.
Many arguments could easily be made that COVID-19 has caused a definite uptick in stress, anxiety, and incidents of depression.