Weed Edibles New York City

Is Marijuana Legal In New York?
The short answer is no. If you don't have a state issued medical cannabis card, possession of marijuana is illegal in New York State & New York City.
Possession of weed / cannabis in New York City has been decriminalized but it isn't legalized yet. If you're in possession of 25grams or less of cannabis, you may receive a fine of $100 for a first offense. $200 for a second offense, and $250 and a 15 day stint in jail for a third offense. This applies for cannabis flower. 
If your caught with up to a quarter-ounce of cannabis concentrates, this is a misdemeanor and punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. Above a quarter-ounce of cannabis concentrate is considered a felony and can result to 7 to 15 years in jail.
 
Here is the full list of New York Laws & Penalties for Cannabis:
 
Offense
Penalty
Incarceration
  Max. Fine  
Possession
28 g or less
Violation
N/A
$ 50
More than 28 g - 2 oz
Violation
N/A
$ 200
More than 2 - 8 oz
Misdemeanor
1 year
$ 1,000
More than 8 oz - 1 lb
Felony
4 years
$ 5,000
More than 1 - 10 lbs
Felony
7 years
$ 5,000
More than 10 lbs
Felony
15 years
$ 15,000
In public view
Violation
N/A
$ 200
                                                                   Sale
  2 g or less without profit or 1     marijuana cigarette
Misdemeanor
3 months
$ 500
25 g or less
Misdemeanor
1 year
$ 1,000
More than 25 g - 4 oz
Felony
4 years
$ 5,000
More than 4 oz - 1 lb
Felony
7 years
$ 5,000
More than 1 lb
Felony
15 years
$ 15,000
Using a child to assist
Felony
4 years
$ 5,000
To a minor
Felony
7 years
$ 5,000
                                                                Trafficking
Any amount
Felony
15* - 25 years
$ 100,000
                                                * Mandatory minimum sentence
                                                              Cultivation
Any amount
Misdemeanor
1 year
$ 1,000
                                          Cultivating marijuana is also possessing marijuana       under current case law. See penalty details section below.
                                                      Hash & Concentrates
Possession of less than 1/4 oz
Misdemeanor
1 year
$ 1,000
Possession of 1/4 - less than 1 oz
Felony
7 years
$ 5,000
Possession of 1 oz or more
Felony
15 years
$ 15,000
Sale
Felony
15 years
$ 15,000
                                                             Paraphernalia
Possession or sale of scales or balances for the purpose of weighing or measuring marijuana
Misdemeanor
1 year
N/A
Subsequent offense
Felony
7 years
$ 5,000
                                                           Civil Asset Forfeiture
                                          Property can be seized if convicted of a felony.
                                                                Miscellaneous
                    Mandatory driver's license suspension of 6 months for youthful offenders.
 
What are Edibles? 
Edibles are a discrete and smoke-free alternative to cannabis consumption.
Weed is infused in the edible product using butter or oil. This rich mixture of cannabinoids can be used in just about any recipes.
Because edibles can be created with specific dosage, consumers can control their desired effects.The effects of edibles will be different for each individuals. A lot of it depends on the person's biochemistry, age, gender and weight. Once you take an edible, the effects will come usually within 30 minutes to an hour 

 

Why are Edibles so popular?  
A growing number of studies point to weed's therapeutic properties. Some doctors are prescribing cannabis infused edibles to relive stress, anxiety and pain. Experts believe that weed edibles can amplify the distribution of THC, CBD across the body.
Edibles are especially appealing to people who don't smoke and prefer an alternative way of consuming weed. The ease of use, the many varieties of cannabis edibles and the controlled dosing are some of the most obvious benefits of choosing weed edibles over weed flower. Edibles have become so popular that they have surpassed flower sales last year in the U.S.

Where to buy Weed Edibles in New York?

  1. Etain Health: 142 East 29th Street; https://etainhealth.com
  2. Columbia Care New York: 212 East 14th Street; https://col-care.com/location/manhattan
  3. Vireo Health; 55 Queens Blvd; https://vireohealth.com
  4. FP Wellness Dispensary: 2 East 30th Street,https://fpwellnessny.com/medical-marijuana-dispensary-nyc
  5. Citiva Brooklyn; 202 Flatbush Ave, https://citiva.com
For more on where to buy weed in New York City, click here.

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