State seeks to atone for ‘failed war on drugs’ with legal weed bill

After getting sidetracked last year with the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s promise to legalize weed didn’t make it into the budget. 

Officials have confirmed this Thursday that they’re finally all set to pass bills that will legalize recreational usage of marijuana for adults in the state, with State Senator Liz Krueger and Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes leading the charge that’s been about five years in the making. 

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