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NewsdayCuomo Said to Seek Decriminalization of Small Amounts of PotBloombergNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo will ask legislators to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana that are in public view, according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity. The measure is aimed at reducing the ...Bloomberg Backs Plan to Limit Arrests for MarijuanaNew York TimesCuomo Pushes For Reduced Penalty In Marijuana StopsNY1Cuomo to propose cutting marijuana penaltyAlbany Times UnionThe Atlantic -Patch.comall 90 news articles »

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  • Cuomo Seeks Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Marijuana
    A bill that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams (0.5 ounces) or less of marijuana was approved by a New Jersey Assembly committee last month. New York’s Legislature in 1977 reduced the penalty for possessing 25 grams or less of pot to a violation ...
    06/4/2012 - 5:27 pm | View Link
  • Staten Island lawmakers split on Gov. Cuomo's plan to decriminalize small amounts of pot
    Andrew Cuomo to seek a reduction in penalties for small amounts of pot possession has "strong support" in Albany ... "I do not support the decriminalization of marijuana," said Lanza (R-Staten Island). "As a former prosecutor, I know that drug abuse ...
    06/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Cuomo Seeks Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Marijuana
    New York’s Legislature in 1977 reduced the penalty for possessing 25 grams or less of pot to a violation that carries a fine ... September that officers issue violations to people with small amounts of marijuana rather than make arrests.
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Cuomo announces marijuana law rollback
    Andrew Cuomo announced support for a bill that would decriminalize the public possession of small amounts of marijuana. But the governor cast the legal change as a balancing act that, rather than have a major step toward further decriminalization simply ...
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • NY Gov Cuomo Said To Seek Decriminalization Of Small Amounts Of Pot
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will ask legislators to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana that are in public view, according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity. The measure is aimed at reducing the number ...
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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