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Albany, NY (WBEN) - A bill to legalize marijuana in New York State did not pass with the state budget as originally planed, but supporters are still hopeful it will happen this year. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul said it's one of the Governor's top priorities that still needs to be taken care of. "...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced a series of 'Listening Sessions' across the state on the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana. In a statement, the Governor said that input from the forum would be used to help craft a marijuana law for the state. A meeting in...
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Gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra at Hotel Henry on March 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2018 - 3:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former Erie County Executive and independent gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra announced his marijuana infrastructure program on Wednesday afternoon. Giambra's proposal includes a 13 percent tax on cannabis for permits and licensing fees plus an additional 7 percent state...
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