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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  • 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
  • NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly backs Gov. Cuomo’s plan to decriminalize public possession of small amounts of pot
    Kelly said the legislation was consistent with an order he issued last year directing officers to issue violations instead of misdemeanor charges for small amounts of pot. Despite that ... “I am against any decriminalization of marijuana, but I would ...
    06/4/2012 - 5:34 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.
    06/4/2012 - 5:28 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.
    06/4/2012 - 8:09 am | View Link
  • Cuomo Pushes Pot Decriminalization to Fight Stop-and-Frisk
    No, this isn't Cuomo's belated 4/20 gift. In New York, pot possession is only a criminal offense if it's burning or in plain view, up to 25 grams. Yet, during Mayor Bloomberg's administration there have been 400,000 low-level marijuana arrests, making it ...
    06/3/2012 - 6:53 pm | View Link
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