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 »

  • Heather Yakin: Cuomo's got right idea on decriminalization
    Excellent. Cuomo wants to put "public display" of small amounts of pot on a par with "private possession," i.e., having a joint in one's pocket. Actually smoking a joint in public will still be verboten. This measure will have its largest effect on New ...
    10/26/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Andrew Cuomo Gets Support of Gary Johnson On Marijuana Issue
    The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has just recently proposed the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana ... infrastructure that thrive on supplying U.S. demand for pot will continue to prosper. “Legalizing and regulating ...
    06/5/2012 - 7:46 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 ...
    06/5/2012 - 10:19 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 ...
    06/5/2012 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • 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 - 5:28 pm | View Link
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    1 History; 2 Alcohol and marijuana prohibition correlation; 3 Attitudes regarding legalization; 4 Advertising; 5 Use of capital punishment against the cannabis trade
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  • Legalized marijuana is on fire | The Verge
    Medical marijuana is now officially legal in New York. By Kwame Opam on July 7, 2014 04:19 pm. Late last month, New York state lawmakers voted for the ...
    12/17/2014 - 8:29 pm | View Website
  • Marijwhatnow? A Guide to Legal Marijuana Use In Seattle ...
    The people have spoken. Voters have passed Initiative 502 and beginning December 6 th, it is not a violation of state law for adults over 21 years old to possess up ...
    12/17/2014 - 4:39 pm | View Website
  • State by State Update on Marijuana Decriminalization ...
    In 2011 and 2012, Idaho lawmakers debated the merits of implementing a medical marijuana program thanks to the introduction of legislation by former Representative ...
    12/16/2014 - 5:35 am | View Website
  • New York
    Gov. Cuomo abandons push to reform marijuana penalties. Earlier this year, Gov. Cuomo abandoned his push for more just marijuana penalties. Gov.
    12/15/2014 - 3:30 pm | View Website
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