Gov. Cuomo hopes recreational marijuana is legalized by June

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FILE – In this June 22, 2017 file photo, marijuana plants grow indoors at Breakwater Treatment and Wellness in Cranbury, N.J. After more than a year of negotiations, mostly behind closed doors, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders said Tuesday March 12, 2019, they’ve agreed on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults. […]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made comments about recreational marijuana legalization in the state on WAMC Radio on Wednesday.

“We will get marijuana done. It’s not a question of political desire, it’s a question of practical reality of how you put the new system in place, which is not easy,” Gov. Cuomo said. “You still need to patrol and regulate.”

Gov. Cuomo hopes to have legalization of recreational marijuana by June.

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