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New York Gov. Cuomo Calls for Statewide Legalization in 2019

Cuomo’s first-ever expression of support for cannabis legalization Monday emphasized criminal justice.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Legalization Workgroup Comes to Manhattan

As state officials craft a legalization bill, a question recurs among advocates: when the cannabis industry blooms, who gets a slice of the pie?

New York

Cannabis in the NY Governor’s Race: Big Donations and a Big Debate

Last month, Cannabis Wire reported that Governor Andrew Cuomo accepted nearly $100,000 from two of the largest cannabis companies in the country. But Cuomo received more money from the industry than his campaign finance disclosures showed.

Lobbying, New York

Cynthia Nixon’s “No Corporate Donations” Position Includes Big Cannabis Money Gov. Cuomo Welcomes

Unlike Cynthia Nixon, NY Gov. Cuomo has not voiced support for legalization, but he has accepted nearly $100,000 from big cannabis industry players

New York

New York Tiptoes Toward Legalization

Election year politics likely accelerated the cannabis debate in New York