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Health and Fitness

It's probably not going to win anyone a Nobel Prize. But a researcher at the University at Buffalo found that people high on cannabis experiencing the munchies were more likely to choose chips over oranges. Here's how the study was done: Researchers asked attendees of the 2016 Hash Bash, a public forum about cannabis decriminalization, on the campus of the University…

Local News

When state leaders moved ahead on the state budget without reaching agreement on legalizing recreational marijuana use, Gov. Andrew Cuomo indicated it wasn't because he and legislators were on opposite ends of the debate. "In concept, we have agreement," Cuomo said. "But that is all about the devil is in the details. And that is going to take more time to work out." …

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They met in a school cafeteria decorated with a string of flags from around the world and posters about eating fresh vegetables. On the agenda: a giant marijuana growing operation. Not that long ago, this kind of topic would have been unheard of in a public meeting, much less one in a school, as evidenced by a street sign that declares Southside Elementary School a d…

Buffalo

The proposed new marijuana-growing farm and manufacturing operation in South Buffalo took its first baby steps toward city approval Monday – even as company executives still await the State Legislature's action to legalize recreational use of pot across New York. Flora-California Prime and developer Zephyr Partners are seeking to construct what they call a high-tech can…

Crime

A North Buffalo woman was arrested Sunday at the Peace Bridge after U.S. border authorities found in her SUV a variety of baked goods and candy infused with THC, according to a police report. Jenna Quinn, 24, was charged with felony marijuana possession after entering the United States from Canada around 4:15 p.m. She had about 19 ounces of goods, including brownies, a …

Buffalo

By the end of 2020, Western New Yorkers could be drinking beverages, swallowing pills, inhaling oils and smoking joints made from marijuana and produced right here in South Buffalo. Flora-California Prime, which calls itself a health and wellness company, plans to manufacture a range of cannabis products to address a variety of medical needs for adults at a new facility…

An organization promoting the legalization of marijuana in New York State will hold the Freedom Festival Saturday in Delaware Park. WNY NORML, the regional chapter of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws, said the festival is both recreational and educational, and will feature musicians and vendors. Freedom Festival gets underway at noon near the steps…