Governor: Now’s the Time to Make Pot Legal in NY

Make it legal! In his State of the State address Monday, governor Andrew Cuomo said the time has come to join the 15 other states that have already legalized marijuana…

Rockland state senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick says we need to do this, carefully regulating and taxing it…

But Rockland assemblyman Michael Lawler says he’s not in favor of the push to make it legal, but he says he is willing to listen to those arguments in favor of it…

Rockland Business Association CEO Al Samuels says police and medical organizations are all lined up against it, and he sides with them…

Cuomo says a Department of Health multi-agency study found that decades of keeping pot illegal have failed to achieve public health and safety goals and, particularly in communities of color, have led to unjust arrests and convictions.

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