New York Legal Marijuana Push ‘Effectively Over’ For 2020, Governor Says

New York Legal Marijuana Push ‘Effectively Over’ For 2020, Governor Says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) conceded on Saturday that it’s unlikely marijuana will be legalized in the state this year. “Marijuana and the gig economy were two of the more complicated initiatives that we wanted to work through that we didn’t get a chance to do,” he said in response to a question about which policy issues he would’ve liked to tackle in the annual budget bill that passed this week. “Is the session effectively over? It’s up to the legislature, but I think it’s fair to say it’s effectively over,” he added, noting that several state lawmakers have been infected with coronavirus. Please visit Forbes to read the rest of this piece. (Marijuana Moment’s editor provides some content to Forbes via a temporary exclusive publishing license arrangement.) Photo elements courtesy of Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Carlos Gracia. The post New York Legal Marijuana Push ‘Effectively Over’ For 2020, Governor Says appeared first on Marijuana Moment.

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