Changes in Marijuana Arrests
- New York City 11/10/2014 (WBAI)
Mayor de Blasio Holds Press Conference with Commissioner Bratton to Announce Changes in Marijuana enforcement policy. Effective November 19th, NYPD Officers may issue a summons rather than arrest for up to 25 grams of marijuana in open view.
Persons smoking or burning marijuana in public are still subject to arrest.