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Win Some, Lose Some, Fight Another Day: Cannabis Decriminalized in New York and Full Legalization Discussions Postponed

08/06/2019

On July 29, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) signed state legislation that further decriminalizes the possession of cannabis. The bill, sponsored by Senator Jamaal Bailey (D-Bronx), was passed by the New York State Assembly just over a month before it was signed, receiving 39 to 20 votes in the State Senate and 94 to 44 votes in the State Assembly.

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