Marijuana Legalization

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The Town of Babylon announced this week that marijuana possession charges will no longer be a part of the public nuisance law. The town sees this as another step in the decriminalization of marijuana in New York.

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Legalizing recreational marijuana will be a major priority for Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the state lawmakers this year.

Jeff Chiu / AP

Advocates say 2021 will be the year Connecticut finally approves the legal recreational use of marijuana by adults. State lawmakers had argued legalization would go against federal law. But a landmark vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to remove marijuana from the list of controlled substances gives advocates a boost. 

Mathew Sumner / AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo said legalizing recreational marijuana is not going to be part of the state budget this year.

Ted S. Warren / AP

Top administration officials promoted Governor Ned Lamont’s bill to legalize marijuana in Connecticut at a hearing with state lawmakers.