Legalized Marijuana

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Farmers in New York that hope to grow recreational marijuana might be out of luck this planting season. The state might not authorize the planting of that kind of cannabis for another year or more.

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The New York AAA is concerned about how the use of recreational marijuana will impact traffic safety now that it's legal in the state.

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A Sacred Heart University poll found that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the behavioral health of Connecticut residents. The concern overshadowed frequently surveyed hot-button issues, including recreational marijuana. But Connecticut residents still overwhelmingly support legal pot.

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Local governments in New York have until the end of the year to decide if they will opt out of the legal sale of recreational marijuana. Any regional ban on Long Island would become moot as tribal businesses are being set up.

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Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has dropped over 1,100 warrants for marijuana and prostitution related charges.

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