Do you support this? Or should weed be banned?
Gov. Cuomo legalizes recreational marijuana for people 21 and over.
“This is a historic day in New York – one that rights the wrongs of the past by putting an end to harsh prison sentences, embraces an industry that will grow the Empire State’s economy, and prioritizes marginalized communities so those that have suffered the most will be the first to reap the benefits,” the governor said in a statement.
“Last night, the State Legislature made history and acted to right a wrong and legalize marijuana the right way,” Mayor Bill de Blasio
“In this bill, we have worked to protect communities of color from over-policing. We will spend cannabis tax revenue to help our communities that have been damaged by the War on Drugs,” said Peoples-Stokes.