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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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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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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.