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marijuana legalization bills shelved amid coronavirus outbreak

Marijuana Legalization Bills Being Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

What started as a promising year for the marijuana reform movement across the US has been set off-course by the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Marijuana Legalization On Hold in New York Due to COVID-19

Provisions to legalize adult-use marijuana didn’t make it into New York’s annual budget before the April 1 deadline. Though...
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New York Gov Cuomo Announces Tour Of Legal Marijuana States

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is embarking on a tour of legal cannabis states to better inform his own plans to reform...
New York Gov Revises Marijuana Legalization Plan

New York Gov Revises Marijuana Legalization Plan

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has revised his latest adult-use marijuana legalization plan, unveiled last month in his state budget proposal.
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New Yorkers Want Legalized Marijuana, New Poll Shows

A majority of New Yorkers support marijuana legalization, according to a new survey. More than 800 adults in New...
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New York Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Takes Effect

As of August 2019, individuals in New York State are subject to reduced marijuana possession penalties, and those with prior cannabis convictions...
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New York Legislature Decriminalizes Marijuana

New York legislators have voted in favor of a marijuana decriminalization bill, which removes criminal penalties for possession and use of small...
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Marijuana Legalization Loses Momentum in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seems to be backtracking on his pledge to support recreational marijuana legalization in the state.
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Report: New York Legal Cannabis Industry Could Stimulate Economy by $4.1 Billion

An adult-use cannabis industry in New York State could lead to $4.1 billion of economic activity and create short-term spikes of investment...
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Marijuana Companies Encouraged Governor To Prohibit Home Grows, Document Reveals

New York-based marijuana businesses urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in a policy statement to ban home cultivation of recreational cannabis around one...