Cuomo Said To Seek Decriminalization Of Small Amounts Of Pot - Bloomberg

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 »

  • Staten Island pols applaud Hurricane Sandy initiatives in Cuomo's State of the State
    Additional Cuomo initiatives included: Decriminalizing small amounts of pot; developing regional economic development ... Ms. Malliotakis said she is opposed to the decriminalization of marijuana and taxpayer financing of campaigns, but Assemblyman Matthew ...
    01/9/2013 - 10:15 am | 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
  • Bloomberg backs Cuomo marijuana decriminalization plan
    Cuomo is asking that such open possession be made a noncriminal violation, reducing the chance that a person will be saddled with a criminal record after being found with small amounts of marijuana during a stop-and-frisk encounter with city police.
    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
  • 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
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  • Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United ...
    Attempts to decriminalize cannabis (marijuana) in the United States began in the 1970s. As views on cannabis have liberalized (peaking in 1978), approximately a ...
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    Nassau County Suggestion Box is sponsored by Adam Haber Your ideas for a better, more efficient Nassau County government. © 2014 All rights reserved.
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  • New York
    In January, Gov. Cuomo finally joined the overwhelming majority of New Yorkers who believe medical cannabis should be available to the seriously ill.
    07/22/2014 - 5:15 pm | View Website
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  • Legality of cannabis
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