Cannabis

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Sen. Liz Krueger and Sen. Michael Gianaris listen as Senate members speak in favor of legislation to change state legal standards on sexual harassment in Albany.
Recreational marijuana may have flickered out, but it was the exception.
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Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
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The New York State Capitol
There’s one week left until the scheduled end of the session in Albany.
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Email Ramos of High Mi Madre Co-Operative urges legislators to pass recreational marijuana legislation during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Claims range from mostly unproven to wholly unfounded.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at a plaque dedication ceremony for fallen firefighter Lieutenant Michael Davidson.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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So much for including marijuana legalization into the budget.
The measure to lessen the impact of disproportionate policing is touted as a compromise.
Policy
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What's the status of New York's efforts to legalize recreational marijuana?
Dems are in charge, polls show it’s popular, but not so much in the suburbs.
Policy
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Legalization advocates should make the affirmative case for legal access to marijuana and how that will enhance the lives of New Yorkers.
The affirmative case for the freedom to experiment with a relatively benign drug.
Opinion
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