Legalized Marijuana

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Governor Cuomo’s administration is moving ahead on a recommendation to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, a move immediately criticized by Cuomo’s Republican opponent for governor.

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The New York State Health Department is expected to soon release a report detailing how to legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

The leader of the New York State Assembly says any bill to allow that would also need to aid those who were arrested on past marijuana charges.

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The Connecticut Commission on Women, Children and Seniors held a forum on Monday on the impact legal marijuana would have on the state. The forum in Hartford brought together former government officials, medical professionals and tax experts from around the country.

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The legal retail of marijuana in Massachusetts begins July 1. That’s prompted Connecticut lawmakers to once again consider legislation to allow the sale of marijuana in the state. Similar legislation failed last year.

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Advocates for legalizing marijuana in New York State rallied at the State Capitol, as the legislative session draws to a close.