Here’s What’s Holding Up the Legalizing of Marijuana in New York State

By Maki Becker

The Buffalo News quoted Committee on Cannabis Law co-chair Aleece Burgio on legalizing recreational marijuana use. (may require subscription)

When state leaders moved ahead on the state budget without reaching agreement on legalizing recreational marijuana use, Gov. Andrew Cuomo indicated it wasn’t because he and legislators were on opposite ends of the debate.

“In concept, we have agreement,” Cuomo said. “But that is all about the devil is in the details. And that is going to take more time to work out.”

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