New York state legalizes recreational marijuana

New York state legalizes recreational marijuana

#NewYork Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing recreational #marijuana on Wednesday, with a large chunk of tax revenues from sales set to go to minority communities. New York joins 14 other #US states and the District of Columbia in permitting cannabis after lawmakers in both state chambers, where Cuomo’s Democratic Party holds strong majorities, backed the bill on Tuesday.

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