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Kratom: The New Herbal Drug That May Be Deadly

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. Kratom is an herbal substance that has been around for many, many years - since the 1800s. More recently, it has become a popular drug for various reasons, including for re...
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Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids Laws in New York

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. If you go to a convenience store, gas station, or smoke shop, you may see colorful packets at the register labeled as “incense” or “synthetic marijuana.” Often times, these...
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How to Expunge a Prior Marijuana Conviction in New York

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. In 2021, New York didn’t just decriminalize marijuana – the state legislature made it legal for recreational use. Under these new laws, convictions for such can, in some ca...

Decriminalization of Marijuana in New York

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. In June, the New York legislature passed a bill which decriminalizes many marijuana possession offenses. While not fully legalizing the drug's possession, it shows that New...

Will Marijuana Be Legalized in New York?

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. New York is often considered one of the most liberal states in the United States. Yet in 2019, it still has laws prohibiting the possession of marijuana. New York's governor...