State officials said Saturday that they’ve come to a final agreement on the legislative language needed to legalize adult-use pot in New York.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leaders of the state Senate and Assembly announced the deal on the amended Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act Saturday night.
The bill, which is expected to come up for a vote next week, will split revenues from the state’s marijuana industry between schools and public educations, communities “disproportionately impacted by the drug war,” and drug treatment, prevention and education programs, State Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) said.
Pot sales to New Yorkers aged 21 and older will come with a
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