Marijuana Legalization

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

Backers of legalizing the adult use of recreational marijuana in New York rallied at the Capitol on Tuesday, but some key differences among lawmakers might hold up passage.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was on Long Island last week to garner support to legalize marijuana in 2020. Local lawmakers opposed the legislation last year.

David Zalubowski / AP

Connecticut Democrats say the legalization of the sale of marijuana for recreational use by adults is on their agenda for the upcoming legislative session.

Hans Pennink / AP

Advocates of legalizing adult recreational marijuana say they plan to spend the next six months convincing state lawmakers that allowing the drug to be sold and used in New York, after a measure failed in the final days of the session.

Mathew Sumner / AP

A majority of Connecticut residents are in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana.

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