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The Next Mayor of New York City Supports Cannabis Decriminalization

The primaries are over, and New York City has narrowed down its mayoral candidates to three; Republican Joseph Lhota, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Independent Adolfo Carrión, Jr.. All of these candidates are supporters of cannabis law reform, and are in favor of decriminalizing or legalizing cannabis. Joseph Lhota was actually the first New York City mayoral candidates …

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New Jersey Mayor and U.S. Senate Candidate Calls for Decriminalization of Cannabis

Newark, New Jersey Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker announced today his plans to drastically reform our nation’s criminal justice system. Part of this plan, among many other suggested reforms, includes the full decriminalization of cannabis. “One of the biggest wastes of taxpayer dollars in our society today can be found in a criminal …

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New York City Mayoral Candidate Announces Plan to Legalize Cannabis

New York City’s Comptroller John Liu, who’s currently running for mayor, has proposed a drastic overhaul of the city’s cannabis policies, calling for both the legalization of medical cannabis, as well as the legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes. According to John Liu, who recently commissioned a report on the issue, the city would raise …

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