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62% of New York Voters Want Legal Marijuana, Poll Shows

62% of New York Voters Want Legal Marijuana, Poll Shows

62% of New York Voters Want Legal Marijuana, Poll Shows

The majority of registered voters in New York State are in favor of legal recreational marijuana for adults, according to an Emerson College public opinion survey.

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Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Partnership for the Public Good, a Buffalo community-based think tank, introduced a report highlighting marijuana arrest disparities in Buffalo, New York.

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Buffalo Press Conference Tuesday: New Report Highlights Alarming Racial Disparities in Buffalo’s Marijuana Arrests

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On November 14th, the Partnership for the Public Good will release a report highlighting marijuana prohibition enforcement practices in Buffalo and their disparate impact on communities of color.

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Albany Press Conference: New York State Legislators Renew Push for Marijuana Legalization

ALBANY, New York, June 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a coalition of community advocates led by Drug Policy Alliance will join Senator Liz Krueger (New York) and Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes (Buffalo) to announce reintroduction of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA, S.3040A/A.3506A), a bill that would establish a legal market for marijuana in New York.

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New York State Legislators to Renew Push for Marijuana Legalization

ALBANY, New York, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On June 12, a coalition of community advocates led by the Drug Policy Alliance will join Senator Liz Krueger (New York) and Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes (Buffalo) to announce reintroduction of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA, S.3040/A.3506), which would authorize recreational use of marijuana.

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Advocates Push Crucial Legislation to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

ALBANY, New York, Feb. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, advocates and legislators held a press conference in Albany to demand reprieve for the harm that has been caused by arrests for low-level marijuana possession and mobilize for legislative solutions to keep New York families together.

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New York State Assembly Passes Landmark Legislation to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, the New York State Assembly voted in support of A.2142, a bill that will seal the criminal records of people who have been unjustly and unconstitutionally arrested for simple possession of marijuana in public view.

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New York Assembly Votes to Seal Past Convictions For Pot Possession

If you were arrested for simple possession of marijuana in public view while in New York, that part of your criminal record could be sealed. The New York State Assembly voted June 15, 2016, to seal those records with a 99-42 vote including support from both major political parties. Now supporters are hoping the state Senate will pass a complementary bill.

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Buffalo Forum Addresses Potential of Recreational Marijuana in New York

Today, Oct. 28, 2015, Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Sen. Liz Krueger held a press conference followed by a public forum at Buffalo City Hall in Buffalo, New York, to address the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.

NY State Legislators Call for Marijuana Legalization at Buffalo Forum

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Liz Krueger sponsored a public forum to discuss the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21.


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