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


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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