marijuana

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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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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is amending his proposal to legalize marijuana for adult, recreational use in New York to allow delivery of cannabis products, reduce criminal penalties for illegal sales, and outline how a portion of tax revenue from the industry would be spent.

Jim Mone / AP

New York is moving closer to legalizing marijuana for adult, recreational use. State lawmakers think they might be able to strike a deal on the issue in 2021 but questions still remain on what exactly that will look like.

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. 

Jeff Chiu / AP

A law that decriminalizes possession of up to two ounces of marijuana takes effect Wednesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo says it’s “long overdue.” But some advocates say the law does not go far enough.

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