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 »

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  • A new (non-smoking) champion for marijuana legalization in New York
    But at the Wedneday evening forum she hosted at Baruch College about her bid to legalize pot, she emerged as ... Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed decriminalizing the public possession of small amounts of marijuana. Among the 50 or so attendees hanging ...
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    The New York City "in public view" arrests violate the spirit of the Empire State's 1977 marijuana decriminalization law, which made possession of small amounts of marijuana ... Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and Senate and Assembly leaders talked about fixing ...
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    But the issue over legalized pot has crept into relations between the United States and Mexico. Voters in Washington state and Colorado approved referendums in November that would allow citizens to use small amounts ... hemispheric debate on the ...
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