Capitol Watch

Fate of Pot Sales Unclear

WBEN Newsroom
February 16, 2020 - 7:36 am

(WBEN/AP)  Disagreements over revenue and reparations have held up proposals to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, but opportunities for compromise could come up in the weeks ahead. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to soon release suggested tweaks to his budget proposal, which included a plan to legalize the drug. Lawmakers plan to unveil their own legalization bill. And marijuana legalization could be part of the state budget proposals being prepared now by the Assembly and Senate.


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