Survey: NYers Want Legal Pot; Local Officials: Not so Fast

A survey released Monday found that 62 percent of registered voters support the legalization of marijuana in New York and only 28 percent oppose it. Supporters say getting marijuana off the criminal market would create jobs, build the economy and help fund essential services. Local Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee feels the issues need more study to see how New Yorkers can benefit…

Audio: Ellen Jaffee

The head of the Rockland Business Association, Al Samuels, is concerned for public safety, were marijuana to be legalized…

Audio: Al Samuels           

The survey was conducted by Emerson College in Boston and commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project and the Drug Policy Alliance.

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