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NY Gov. Cuomo Says He'll Work To Pass Cannabis Legalization: 'It's A Complicated Issue'

"I believe we will, but we didn't get it done this last session because it's a complicated issue and it has to be done in a comprehensive way, " Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

New York Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession

The decriminalization of small amounts of cannabis is significant progress for social justice initiatives.

Illinois Has Legalized but What's Going on In New York and New Jersey?

So much for the coastal elites thinking they can show Middle America how to get things done.

New York Cannabis Community Mourns Longtime Advocate Doug Greene

Greene was a constant presence at rallies and meetings to support cannabis legalization.

What Took So Long? New York Has Many Reasons to Legalize Cannabis

Marijuana prohibition has created or compounded many social problems that legalization can help solve.

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New York is not only the name of a state on the eastern seaboard, but it is also the name of a highly populated and diverse urban city commonly regarded as a hub for startups -- along with San Francisco. New York is also known for as the epicenter for industries in media, finance, fashion and food.