Category Archives: Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Forms Group to Draft Bill To Legalize Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday appointed a panel to draft legislation that would legalize the use of marijuana by adults in the state. The governor’s panel will be made up of people with specialized knowledge of the issue, including experts in public health, public safety, and economics, and the leaders of relevant state agencies. Gov. Cuomo tasked the group to […]

Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor

“There are a lot of good reasons for legalizing marijuana, but for me, it comes down to this: we have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity,” she said. The post Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor […]