Legalized Marijuana

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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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Opponents of legalizing marijuana in New York made a last minute pitch to derail an agreement reached between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to allow the sale of the drug to adults for recreational purposes.

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New Yorkers over the age of 21 will be able to legally buy marijuana as early as next year under terms of a bill agreed to by both houses of the state Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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