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New York City Council Calls on State to Legalize Cannabis

By Drug Policy Alliance NYC Council 2015 Policy Agenda Urges State Legislature to Fix New York’s Broken Marijuana Policies This week, the New York City Council called for the state of New York to pass historic legislation to both decriminalize and to tax and regulate marijuana. As part of the Council’s State Budget and Legislative …

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New York City Council Speaker Announces Support for Marijuana Legalization

By Drug Policy Alliance Advocates Applaud Speaker Mark-Viverito for Being the “Standard Bearer” for Progressive Marijuana Policies New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced her support for marijuana legalization at the November pre-stated meeting. Speaker Mark –Viverito joins a growing list of elected officials coming out in support of marijuana legalization, including New York …

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