Proposal to Legalize Cannabis Filed in New York

New York thcannabisState Senator Liz Krueger filed legislation this week to legalize recreational cannabis. The proposal is co-sponsored by Senators Martin Dilan, Gustavo Rivera, Brad Hoylman and Velmanette Montgomery.

Under the proposed law – Senate Bill 1747 (The¬†Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act) – the possession and private cultivation of cannabis would be legal for those 21 and older. State-licensed cannabis retail outlets would also be allowed, and cannabis possession would be decriminalized – though they wouldn’t be able to purchase it – for those 18 to 21.

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