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 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
  • 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 - 8:09 pm | View Link
  • Cuomo Pushes Pot Decriminalization to Fight Stop-and-Frisk
    On Monday, Governor Cuomo will ask state legislators to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana ... direct them to violate New York's drug laws. In New York, pot possession is only a criminal offense if it's burning or in plain view ...
    06/3/2012 - 6:53 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 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • The War on Drugs the Cuomo Way
    Marvin King received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Texas and his B.A. from the University of Texas. Now, he is an Associate Professor of Political Science with a joint appointment in the African American Studies Program at the ...
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Cuomo Seeks to Decriminalize Small Pot Amounts; Could Cut ...
    Cuomo Seeks to Decriminalize Small Pot ... The lawmakers argue that young men found with small amounts of marijuana are being needlessly funneled into the ...
    10/26/2015 - 9:19 am | View Website
  • Cuomo ditches pot decriminalization plan | New York Post
    Gov. Cuomo said he is abandoning a plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, ... Cuomo ditches pot decriminalization plan.
    01/7/2014 - 12:33 am | View Website
  • Cuomo poised to legalize medical marijuana in NY
    ... medical marijuana in NY. The New York Times Reports Governor Cuomo Will Introduce a Medical Marijuana ... the decriminalization of a small amount of ...
    01/4/2014 - 11:45 pm | View Website
  • Cuomo Bill on Marijuana Doomed by Little Support From ...
    ... of small amounts of marijuana as a ... decriminalization of marijuana: ... the amount of marijuana that Mr. Cuomo’s bill would ...
    06/20/2012 - 7:44 am | View Website
  • N.Y. governor proposes decriminalization of small amounts ...
    ... possession of small amounts of marijuana that ... Cuomo is asking that small amounts even ... to decriminalize possession of small amounts of ...
    06/5/2012 - 3:47 pm | View Website
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