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Hank Greenberg: It's Time To Legalize Pot In NY

Feb 11, 2020

You may be surprised to hear that the New York State Bar Association supports the legalization of adult-use recreational marijuana.

Could Marijuana Be Made Legal In New York In 2020?

Dec 23, 2019

With support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and many members of the state legislature, 2020 could be the year when New York legalizes the adult use of recreational marijuana. But the issue has become complicated by a widespread lung ailment linked to vaping.

Picture of a marijuana plant
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The governors of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania met in  New York City Thursday to try to hash out a multi-state approach to legalizing the adult recreational use of marijuana.

    The largest city in western Massachusetts could have its first recreational marijuana store open by the end of the year.


    Massachusetts marijuana industry regulators are weighing public comments as they set rules that would allow for home delivery and the opening of so-called “cannabis cafes.”  

Public comment is being sought in Massachusetts on proposed regulations for home delivery and social consumption of marijuana.

Different Leaf LLC

                   A new glossy magazine has launched that plans to cover the cannabis industry in Massachusetts.

NYSAC Pot Panel
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As New York state lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana, county delegates gathered in Albany Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities legal pot may bring.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The Albany County District Attorney is holding a public meeting tonight about changes in marijuana prosecutions .

Albany County DA David Soares
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A change is coming to the way marijuana possession cases are handled in Albany County.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Hudson Valley residents had a chance to weigh in on the legalization of adult-use marijuana in New York. They did so in Newburgh Monday night at one of 17 listening sessions being held across the state.